Hi, I'm Andre Barrett 👋🏽

I'm an Entrepreneur, Investor and Software Engineer

About

My home is currently London England. From there I run various companies in industries such as fitness, property development, online education and fintech.

I also consult and offer coaching services for business and investing.

Here is my resume:

Software Engineering Background

I am a multi-skilled CTO and Entrepreneur with comprehensive experience in leading software development teams to deliver the highest quality, global brand iOS and Android mobile apps, Web apps, and Server-side applications.

For over 10 years, I have been running a Software Development consultancy called iMobilize Ltd. The team consists of full-time employees and a temp offshore team.

The team includes: iOS Engineers Android Engineers Full-stack Engineers Java/React/Angular/HTML Graphic Designer Project Manager

The team is focussed on delivering scalable mobile and web applications with great UI/UX. We do this by A) Using the latest UI/UX design practices B) Developing on top of the latest tech stacks served on robust platforms such as GCP C) Great Architectural Design, Continuous Integration and TDD

As a company I have delivered projects that include: Java/Kotlin backends on top of Spring Boot/Spark and Vertx Web frameworks Web frontends using Angular/React javascript frameworks and Webpack Stateless Mobile friendly JSON API’s with OAuth 2 authorization Oauth/Third party provider logins such as Facebook, Google and Auth0

iMobilize has been employed by well known brands such as Sainsburys, Discovery Channel, Gamesys, OddsChecker, Ben Sherman and Sky.

I have also worked with numerous startups acting as an interim CTO. In my roles I have undertaken Leading and Mentoring, Project Management, Solutions Architecture, UX and UI Design, Software Development and Online Marketing.

My particular areas of expertise are:

IT Skills and comptencies

Academic Qualifications

Trading Background

I have actively traded the financial markets since 2010. My trading experience includes trading Shares, CFD, Spread Betting and Options. I trade in asset classes such as Currencies, Commodities, Equities and Indices.

I have undertaken various Financial Education courses always seeking to improve my understanding of the financial markets. The list of which can be seen below.

My trading style is a Top Down Macroeconomic Asset selection process for generating trade ideas in: Indices Equities Commodities Currencies Rates

I use a Top Down and Bottom Up appraisal for Sector and Stock selection. The process involves calculating Statistical Distribution of: Asset Returns OHLC Volatility An Implied Volatility Assessment across Equities, Currencies, and Commodities.

I use GDP Correlations (Lag Effects) to Asset Prices, Industry Sector (Value Chain) analysis, Stock analysis using Fundamental, Technical and Price action in order to generate trade ideas for Alpha.

All of this is then overlaid with Risk Management using: Watchlist generation Technical chart analysis and price action Beta Hedging (Equities) Portfolio Construction Parameters Long/Short Equity selection Kelly criterion (all asset classes).

Financial Education

Mentoring From Former Professional Trader (Former Toronto Dominion Securities)- Jason McDonald

Professional Trading Guidance and Mentorship:

Institute Of Trading And Portfolio Management (Former Goldman Sachs) - Anton Kreil

Professional Trading Course which covered:

London Academy Of Trading (LAT) – Paddy Osborn

Financial Asset Technical Analysis Course which covered:

Certificate In Quantitative Finance Program (CQF) - Paul Wilmott

Financial Engineering course which covered:

Chartered Financial Analyst Program (CFA level 1 & 2) – CFA Institute

Investment Management Course which covered: