Moorad Choudhry is a vice-president with JPMorgan Chase in London. He started his City career in 1989 at the London Stock Exchange before joining the sterling Eurobond desk at Hoare Govett Fixed Interest. He was later employed as a gilt-edged market maker and treasury trader at ABN Amro Hoare Govett Sterling Bonds, where he ran the short-dated gilt book, the gilt repo book and the sterling money markets book, and was also responsible for stocks borrowing and lending and interbank funding. From there he moved on to Hambros Bank, where he set up and ran the Treasury division's sterling proprietary trading desk. He has also worked as a strategy and risk management consultant to some of the world's leading investment banks, before joining JPMorgan Chase capital markets in 2000.
Moorad has an MA in Econometrics from Reading University and an MBA from Henley Management College. He has taught courses on bond and money markets subjects for organizations both in the City of London and abroad, and has lectured at City University Business School. He is a member of the Securities Institute and the Global Association of Risk Professionals, and sits on the examination panel of the Securities Institute Bond and Fixed Income Markets Diploma paper.