About Us

Please meet our team

Frank Walbaum

Frank has been working in the TV business for several years. Acquiring his skills in Germany’s biggest broadcasting station he then chose to work and live in Asia, which was in 2007.

After quitting his job he started to work in a family office, where he was managing a 450 Million EUR FOREX fund for a wealthy German family.

Being passionate about the countries and their people in Asia, he loves trading Asian currencies like the Japanese Yen, the Singapore and New Zealand Dollar.

He is now a successful currency trader making his living entirely from the markets by trading his FX portfolio.

Apart from trading he also gives webinars and speeches about the currency market and works as a freelance trader and market analyst for BD Swiss.

Rob Veldhuijsen,
Head of IT

Statistics are like bikinis. What they reveal is interesting, what they hide is fascinating.” ― Lawyer M. Ravi, Singapore (2013)

While working at IT departments within The Netherland’s largest telco (KPN N.V.) for well over a decade Rob gained equity via stock options, which led him to start trading stock on Euronext Amsterdam, NYSE and NASDAQ.

During a company managent development program he made the decision to broaden his world view and emigrate to Singapore, where he set up a business in online- and mobile payments.

During his time in Singapore and after that several other countries around Southeast Asia he got more knowledge of foreign currency conversions, remittances, and fintech in general and got more interested in Forex trading as well.

At FX Strategies Asia Rob is responsible for the IT roadmap, day-to-day IT operations and IT innovation projects, and works together with external suppliers for implementation of new features. He is currently getting his hands on blockchain technology.

Rob has a BSc in Management of IT. He specialises in Big Data and Business Intelligence and aimes to gain more knowledge of- and experience in automation of forex trading strategies.