Steve Ward is a leading trading performance and psychology coach with over 20 years of teaching experience.
Having started out working in sports and performance psychology alongside elite athletes and teams, Steve later began helping high performers in the cooperate sector.
Since 2005, he has worked with traders, trading desks and fund managers from banks, funds, energy companies, proprietary trading groups and independent traders.
His approach is centred on high performance principles, sports and performance psychology, neuroscience, decision science, stress physiology and mindfulness-based approaches. He focuses on applying practical techniques and strategies for enhancing performance.
Steve is the author of two books on trading psychology, High Performance Trading – 35 Practical Strategies To Enhance Your Trading Psychology and Performance (Harriman House, 2009) and TraderMind – Get A Mindful Edge In The Markets (Wiley, 2014). He also wrote Sports Betting To Win – The 10 Keys To Disciplined and Profitable Betting (Harriman House, 2010).
Steve has co-managed a team of 45 professional proprietary traders in London, written for many leading trading publications and been featured in interviews with both Reuters and Bloomberg Markets. He has also traded stock indices and FX on his own account.