Dr. Mark Holder is a consultant in financial markets having more than 25 years experience. Prior experience include: 1. Director of Research and Product Development – Singapore Exchange, Singapore 2. Director of Research and Product Development – Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange, Hong Kong 3. Managing Director for a leading financial training company 4. Chairman, Department of Finance – Kent State University, USA 5. Group Manager, Research and Product Development – Chicago Board of Trade, USA. He has designed and conducted training programs for a wide range of clients including: – Goldman Sachs – Merrill Lynch – Barclays – Reuters – HSBC – JP Morgan – Credit Suisse – UBS – Amundi – Citi and many other leading investment banks for 10 years. His publication record includes more than 50 articles in leading journals. Current Editor of the journal Review of Futures Markets, a leading academic journal covering the field of derivatives and markets.