Mikkel Thorup​

Mikkel is a progressive investment professional with a blend of experience in working with top tier level banks. Throughout his career as an investment advisor, he has developed a consistent track record of risk adjusted returns achieved by drawing upon skills and expertise in managing and trading both currency and interest rate risk.

With over 20 years experience trading the financial markets, Mikkel has developed the skill to create CTA trading strategies for sophisticated investors. He actively manages alpha driven strategies, as well as a number of other hedging programs and signal generating strategies. Furthermore, I provide fundamental currency analysis to external investment funds on an advisory basis. Hence, these funds utilise my views to evaluated each strategy using technical analysis.

Mikkel was previously the CIO for Capricorn FX and was responsible for the overall trading philosophy of the Capricorn products, implementation of future investment products, and was primary trader for the Capricorn managed programs. From 1996 to 1998, he served as the Head Trader at Smith Barney and prior to that was a Trader at Credit Suisse in Geneva. From 1992 to 1995, Mikkel was employed at HJZ, Denmark as a Sales Manager. He started his career in 1991 at Dubesco Holding as an Investment Manager. 


Mikkel is highly experienced and proficient in building portfolios based on variables such as; total return, asset allocation and risk metrics and he is an experienced technical analyst with a broad macro-economic view for markets and investments globally.



Niels Brock College in Denmark with a major in Economics and Finance in 1991.

Professional Memberships and Affiliations:

Member of the Market Technicians Association, International Federation of Technical Analysts.

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