Meet our Experts - The Research Team

Christian KÄMMERER

Head of German Speaking Markets, JFD Brokers Germany

Christian Kämmerer belongs to the elite of German Traders and Financial Markets experts, with financial analysis ranked amongst Germany’s most widely-praised publications. A Graduate in Financial Management and Certified Financial Technician II (CFTE) Christian has gained invaluable experience in the field of technical analysis. He devoted himself on the chart technical analysis of various commercial vehicles with a particular focus on currency trading. Christian also hosts highly popular webinars at BoerseGo /, Germany's largest web portal for technical analysis. JFD Brokers proudly appointed Christian Kämmerer "Head of Research & Analysis Germany" in June 2013. We are very pleased to welcome such a proven expert and successful trader within the JFD Research Team.


Junior Market Analyst, JFD Brokers

Melina joined JFD Brokers in 2016 as a Junior Market Analyst in the JFD Research team. She has a unique ability to communicate market truths - like technical and chart pattern set ups - in a simple way, to improve comprehension and application for the newer trader. Her technically focused strategy looks mainly at price action across multiple time frames to catch those big moves that develop throughout the year. She majored in Pure Mathematics at Lancaster University and has a Master's Degree in Monetary and Financial Economics from the University of Cyprus. Currently specialising in forex, indices and commodities, she is an associate member of the Society of Technical Analysts (STA) and a Certified Financial Technician (CFTe).

Philippe Lhermie

CEO Traderchange

Philippe Lhermie started as an individual trader in 1990 on the CAC Future contract. He then became a professional trader at the trading room of Electricité de France, initially on the interest rate desk. His mission was to manage foreign currency balances and a trading book on US T-Bonds Futures contracts. Afterwards, he joined the company’s Forex trading desk with the objective of managing the options book to hedge all the assets of the EDF group abroad. After working for the company for a total of 12 years, he finished as the Senior Trader of the entire trading room.

Finally, recognized for his experience, a large French bank appointed him for a 3-year term as Head Trader of the Forex & Gold Desk. There, he was responsible for a team of Forex traders in charge of managing the bank's currency risk, as well as for quoting other banks and sovereign wealth funds.

Currently, he manages his own trading account and develops automatic trading systems based on his experience gained in the span of almost 3 decades. He is the author of a book and many articles about Forex, and is regularly invited as a speaker at trade shows.

He has already trained several hundred people (master’s degree students, finance professionals, individual traders, etc.) and still enjoys sharing his passion for Forex with other traders, whether professionals or not, as long as they are passionate as well!

Philippe Lhermie a commencé en tant que Trader particulier en 1990 sur le contrat CAC Future. Il est ensuite devenu trader professionnel à la salle des marchés d'Electricité de France, d'abord sur le desk Taux d'intérêt. Sa mission était de gérer la trésorerie en devises et un book d'options sur contrats Future US T-Bonds.Puis, il a accédé au poste de Trader Forex avec comme objectif de gérer le book d'options de couverture de tous les actifs du groupe EDF à l'étranger.

Après, être resté 12 ans au total, il a terminé Trader sénior de toute la salle des marchés. Enfin, reconnu pour son expérience, une grande banque française l'a nommé pour une mission de 3 ans comme Chef Trader du Desk Forex & Gold. Là, il était responsable d'une équipe de traders en charge de gérer le risque de change de la banque et de faire des cotations pour d'autres banques ou des fonds souverains.

Il gère maintenant son compte propre de trading intraday sur les devises et développe des systèmes de trading automatiques, basés sur son expérience acquise depuis presque 3 décennies. Il est l'auteur d'un livre et de nombreux articles sur le Forex et est régulièrement invité en tant que conférencier lors des salons sur le trading.

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