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 / GodmodeTrader.de, 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.

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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Charalambos Pissouros

Senior Market Analyst, JFD Brokers

Charalambos joined JFD Brokers in 2017 as a Senior Market Analyst for the JFD Research team. He has more than 4 years of experience in analyzing financial markets, with his primary focus on the currency markets. After reviewing economic and political agendas, he evaluates how market data and events can affect the financial world, which technical levels come into play, and how bigger trends relate to corresponding economic developments. His approach is a blend of both fundamental and technical analyses. Charalambos became a Certified Financial Technician (CFTe) of the International Federation of Technical Analysts, after being rated top-of-the class during his studies and excelling in the STA diploma exams with distinction. He is now a member of the Society of Technical Analysts (STA) and the CySEC public register, and is also a holder of a BSc degree in Mathematics and an MSc degree in Actuarial and Financial Mathematics from the Aegean University in Greece.

Asen JOVKOV

Account Manager, JFD Brokers

Ing. Asen Jovkov is a trader and specialist in macroeconomics and monetary policy at JFD Brokers. He holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Financial Services from the University of Finance and Administration in Prague, Czech Republic. Since 2013, he has been actively involved in capital markets, particularly, Forex and equity markets. In his trading, he focusses on fundamental analysis and the correct timing of business entry and exit points is pursued through technical analysis.


Ing. Asen Jovkov je trader a specialista na makroekonomii a monetární politiku ve společnosti JFD Brokers. Absolvoval magisterský obor Finance a finanční služby na Vysoké škole finanční a správní. Od roku 2013 se aktivně věnuje kapitálovým trhům. Zaměřuje se především na Forex a akciové trhy. Při svém obchodování se opírá zejména o fundamentální analýzu a správné načasování obchodních vstupů a výstupů hledá pomocí technické analýzy.

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