Ross Burland began his career in FX from the City of London in 2001. Initially employed by Sucden (UK) Ltd FX department as a Corporate Sales and Junior Dealer (an FSA qualified investment advisor), Ross was eventually executing institutional spot FX on the market-making desk prior to being recruited to join Investec Bank's FX department on Gresham Street in a client sales/dealing role, specialising in Corporate Treasury Management and Specialised Finance. Later in his London City-based FX career, Ross went onto manage a book of his own FX corporate-clients and an FX-broker client base as an investment advisor and FX dealer acting independently on a trading floor prior to establishing and heading up a start-up corporate-FX money-service-business (an MSB) sales and dealing desk for Rational FX, a desk that eventually went on to turn over billions of forex transactions on an annual basis. Following a successful career in London, Ross continued his entrepreneurialism in the financial markets industry from overseas. Now based in Central America where he covers the New York and Asian markets for FXStreet where he specialises in macro coverage as well as FX & commodity news and technical analysis updates for the news feed. Ross dedicates his spare time to sporting activities and running a UK Charity whose objectives are in education and improving the welfare of the indigenous impoverished populations of Guatemala.
Ross has always been fascinated by the evolution of markets and the interplay between traders and the real economy. He has been writing and publishing on these topics for many years and has been privileged to participate in the growth of one global market, interbank currency trading and the creation of another, on-line retail trading.
When based in London, Ross had made appearances as an FX market analyst on Bloomberg and CNBC TV for Rational FX.
Ross was educated in FX by UBS Group AG and was a qualified Investment Adviser, with qualifications granted by the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and had been regulated by the Financial Services Authority as an FSA Approved Person while carrying out investment advisory rolls in The City of London.