Neil Schofield is a Visiting Fellow at the ICMA Centre and principal for FMT Limited a UK-based firm that specializes in providing training in financial markets and all of the major asset classes and their respective derivative products. He lectures on both the MSc degrees at the Centre and also with ICMA Executive Education. Previously, he was Global Head of Financial Markets training at Barclays Capital.
Neil started his training career at Chase Manhattan Bank, where he was employed as an internal auditor for nine years. During this time he conducted numerous internal and external training seminars with clients including the Bank of England and the Federal Reserve System in the USA. He has also held positions with Security Pacific Hoare Govett (now trading as Bank of America) and Lloyds TSB.
He holds a BSc in Economics from Loughborough University and an MBA from Manchester Business School. He was elected as a Fellow of the IFS School of Finance (formerly the Chartered Institute of Bankers) in 1999. Neil is author of the book 'Commodity Derivatives’ published by Wiley in November 2007. He is currently writing a second book “Relative Value in Financial Markets” to be published in 2010.