Interviews, podcasts & roundtables


2023 catch-up interview with Harold de Boer

February 2023

Why is change so important, but also very difficult? How do we adapt? Which transitions offer opportunities for investors in the coming years? And how can we participate in a responsible manner?

Top Traders Unplugged

January 2023

Harold de Boer participated in the Top Traders Unplugged Podcast hosted by Niels Kaastrup-Larsen and Allan Dunne. Harold among others explains why we should not embrace conventions, why computers have become somewhat of a disadvantage, and why trading more markets is not always better.

HedgeNordic 2022 CTA Roundtable

“The CTA universe does well when all of us make different choices every time, that is what makes us strong. Biodiversity is also something that we should want in this industry. Through research and innovation, all of us should make different concept choices that are reflecting what is happening in this changing world.”

December 2022

A discussion with Transtrend and CME Group

CME Group and Transtrend collaborated on a deep dive interview to discuss listed FX futures, liquidity and price discovery. What really defines a well-functioning market?

October 2022

Harold's keynote at Derivatives Forum Amsterdam 2022 hosted by Eurex

October 2022

If the purpose of the exercise is not to create an as large as possible ESG market but the goal instead is to help reduce carbon emissions to put a brake on further global warming, positions in derivatives such as futures contracts should not be included in the calculation of the carbon footprint of investment portfolios.

2022 catch-up interview with Harold de Boer

March 2022

What has driven performance in 2021? Why were positions in commodities so large, and weren’t they too large? What is the difference between trading trends and trading markets? And why is it so important to have losses?

Risk Awards 2022 interview

“A trend is not a price moving from A to B, a trend is something happening in society.”

February 2022

HedgeNordic 2021 Virtual Managed Futures Round Table

In addition to a discussion around what it means to be a systematic trader, topics include CTA return dispersion in 2021, the managers’ thoughts on risk, and simulated versus real life returns.

November 2021

The Hedge Fund Journal interview

Adapting to evolving market regimes. On inflation, reflation, energy transition, commodities and alternative markets.

September 2021

HedgeNordic 2020 Virtual CTA Round Table

On the return and dispersion drivers during the Covid-crisis, risk management, alternative markets and the next generation of CTAs.

December 2020

Top Traders Unplugged

Harold de Boer discusses the recent market crash, what it means to be a liquidity provider, and investors' responsibility towards the agricultural markets.

April 2020

The Hedge Fund Journal interview

On systematic investing, best execution and ESG.

January 2020

Trend Following Radio


December 2018

Listen to Ep. 723

Top Traders Unplugged


Episode 103

Niels Kaastrup-Larsen and Kathryn Kaminski speak with Harold de Boer. Listen in to learn about Transtrend's history, our way of trading and Harold's unique perspective on the investment industry.

June 2018

Episode 104

Niels Kaastrup-Larsen and Kathryn Kaminski continue their conversation with Harold de Boer. Listen in to learn about Transtrend's trading of synthetic market combinations, current research projects and Harold's perspective on volatility.

June 2018

HedgeNordic 2019 CTA Roundtable

2019 in review, the role of CTAs in a portfolio and new trading approaches.

November 2019

HedgeNordic 2018 CTA Roundtable

2018 in review, changed market dynamics and innovation & adaptation.

November 2018

Opalesque 2017 Netherlands Roundtable

On responsible investing, artificial intelligence and data vs. information.

September 2017

The Hedge Fund Journal interview

25 Years of active trend following: differentiated, Dutch and innovative.

April 2017

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