Robert Carver is an independent systematic futures trader and investor, writer, and research consultant. He is currently a visiting lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London.

Robert is the author of :

  • "Leveraged Trading: A professional approach to trading FX, stocks, CFDs, spread-bets and futures for all traders" (Harriman house, 2019)

  • "Smart Portfolios: A practical guide to building and maintaining intelligent investment portfolios" (Harriman House, 2017)

  • “Systematic Trading: A unique new method for designing trading and investing systems" (Harriman House, 2015)


His books have been (or will be) translated into Japanese and Chinese; and are used as textbooks for several academic courses on algorithmic and systematic trading.

For more details on Rob's other writing, interviews, conferences, talks, guest lectures, podcast interviews,  and other media appearances click here.

Until 2013 Robert worked for AHL, a large systematic hedge fund, and part of the Man Group. He was responsible for the creation of AHL's fundamental global macro strategy, and then managed the funds multi billion dollar fixed income portfolio. Prior to that Robert worked as a research manager for CEPR, an economics think tank, and traded exotic derivatives for Barclays investment bank. He spent his early career in the Middle East.

Robert has a Bachelors degree in Economics from the University of Manchester, and a Masters degree, also in Economics, from Birkbeck College, University of London.

Robert trades and invests with his own money using the methods you can find in his books. He lives in Essex (UK) with his wife, three children, and a cat. 

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