Jameel Ahmad is the Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM. Since joining the company in May 2014 as Chief Market Analyst, he has played a key role in building the international profile of FXTM across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia through media tours, broadcast interviews and educational seminars on the financial markets. Jameel is also an official corporate spokesperson for the FXTM brand and oversees the company brand strategy.
Specialising in financial market developments, with a particular emphasis on global currencies, commodities and emerging markets, Jameel is relied on for his insight into the financial markets and is frequently featured in leading media outlets, including the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Sky News, and Reuters. He is also a highly sought-after broadcast commentator, and can be seen regularly contributing on Al-Jazeera, BBC, Bloomberg, CCTV, CNBC, France24, Sky News and TRT World. Jameel has also written exclusive articles for tier-one media such as Forbes Middle East, Khaleej Times and CNBC Africa.
Jameel holds a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies with Accountancy & Finance from the University of the West of England. He received the prestigious Iacocca scholarship to represent the United Kingdom at a leadership and cultural training program in the United States, before later being selected to act as a delegate for the United Kingdom for the Education Without Borders conference in the United Arab Emirates. More recently, he completed an executive education course in Unconventional Monetary Policy at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.