Passionate about developing people and enhancing performance
Performance Edge Consulting is owned and run by leading trader performance and psychology coach Steve Ward. Steve is passionate about enhancing performance and has over 25 years of teaching, coaching and training experience. Prior to starting work with traders and fund managers in 2005 he worked with elite athletes and teams as a sports and performance psychology coach, and has also worked as a performance coach to professional poker players.
Steve works with traders and fund managers across asset class and experience levels, at banks, funds, energy companies and proprietary trading groups across the globe, helping them to develop the performance, psychological and physiological abilities to improve their decision making, enhance their performance and maximise their market returns through a variety of interventions including coaching, training, consulting and both psychological and physiological assessment. He also provides performance and psychology training for front line performers and key personnel in pressurised and results driven roles within the markets environment.
His unique approach incorporates a powerful blend of approaches drawing on performance psychology, decision science, neuroscience, stress physiology, mindfulness based mind fitness strategies, elite performance principles and high performance coaching.
He is the author of ‘High Performance Trading’, ‘TraderMind’ and ‘Sports Betting To Win’, and is a member of the Association for Coaching, Association of Contextual Behavioural Science, Society for Neuroeconomics and Society for Neuroscience.