About Hamish Raw

options consultantThe Options Guy’s location:

All Far Eastern Financial Centres

General Background:

Hamish Raw Options Consultant, Trader/Market-maker, Financial Engineer, Software Developer, Author, Trainer, Innovator.

Chronological Background:

  • 1980: Brokered Gilts on the LSE floor for W.Greenwell & Co..
  • 1983-84: Awarded MBA from Cass Business School. (GMAT Score: 96%)
  • 1985-1999: Highly successful options market-maker on LIFFE. Also traded on LTOM, SFE & CBOT.  (Long gamma during the ’87 crash, the ’89 Berlin Wall fall, Sterling being ejected from the EMS.)
  • 1986: Created options pricing and risk management system incorporating the first ever sliding volatility skew and VaR-style risk analysis.
  • 1988: Established London Derivatives Options Software which sold stand-alone options trading software to nearly all the banks and brokers on LIFFE.
  • 1998: Founder of FFastFill Plc, a DMA software builder, listed on AIM at £54.5m in Nov. 2000.
  • 2003-2007: Screen trader out of Spain, Gibraltar and the UK.
  • 2008: Author of ‘Binary Options: Fixed Odds Financial Bets‘ (coming soon…….’36 Essential Options Strategies’)
  • 2008: Parachuted in to a trading arcade to turn a haemorrhaging options book round. Subsequently became head of the desk.
  • 2013-Present: Designing and building short term fixed odds financial betting platforms.
  • 2018: Creator of ‘Raw Relativity’ – an innovative procedure for establishing the path dependent historic volatility of financial assets.
Concise and eloquent, both in speech and the written word.

Hamish Raw – Options Consultant serving Asia and Australasia