Stephen, a qualified engineer, formed Solas Financial Sept 2004. Stephen is an active investor and trader in equities, futures and options. Prior to forming Solas Financial, from 1996 – 2004 Stephen served as operations director of Trade Signal Corporation Limited which develops and delivers quantitative futures systems and derivatives analysis to institutional and retail futures traders. Its products are licensed by over 80 U.S. futures brokers and some of the world’s largest derivatives exchanges. The business was sold to a US based futures brokerage in 2004. Stephen is married with two kids, Jack and Emma, enjoys cycling, fishing and reading.