Jose Lopez - CEO & Partner


Dr. José López Rojas is Director of Financial Risk, Quantitative Finance and Capital Markets Department at JRO Derivatives, a financial risk and quantitative modeling consulting. He has extensive experience in hedging commodity and financial futures, option hedging, spreading, and speculating in futures and options, as well as trader in commodity futures and options such as oil, gold, interest rate, currency, and index futures.
Dr. José López Rojas considers that the futures and option industry sprang from the individual freedom and the private property order. It affects the lives of millions of people, although they may not be aware of its existence. It touches the food they eat, the clothes they wear, the energy they use for heat and transportation, and the material that gives them shelter, as well as their finances and investments.

Prior to joining JRO Derivatives, Dr. José López Rojas served as consultant for Coopers & Lybrand, Lloyds Bank Asset Management as Financial Risk Director, Investment Banking, CABEI (Central American Bank for Economic Integration) as Comptroller overseeing about banking activities and investments.

He is Doctor of Finance from Walden University with an MBA from ICADE Business School, He holds an MSc of Stock Exchange and Financial Derivatives from UNED (Spanish open university) with a BA in International Business Administration from Lincoln University. He speaks Spanish, English and German.

Dr. José López Rojas is the Academic Director and lecturer of the Master´s Degree in Derivatives at the Higher Institute of Law and Economics (ISDE). https://www.isdemasters.com/en/master-derivatives

JRO Derivatives is an international financial risk and investment consulting dedicated to helping institutional advisory, financial advisory firms, tied agents of investment firms, and investment firms to maximize the effectiveness and value of their investments.

JRO Derivatives provides consulting with hedging commodity futures, speculating with futures, hedging financial and monetary futures, spreading, hedging with futures options, speculating with futures options, option spreading, and how to build your own quantitative/algorithmic futures and option trading business.

We provides consulting in short and long hedging with futures and options on futures in areas such as Agricultural, energy (oil), equity index, Euro FX, interest rates, metals (gold), multi-asset class solutions such as SWAPS (IRS), credit default SWAPS (CDS), FX Non-Deliverable Forwards (NDFs), FX Cash-Settled Forwards (CSFs).

Our Business areas are:

  • Portfolio Management
  • Risk Management and Financial Modeling
  • Quantitative Finance
  • Investment Consulting and Trading

Business areas


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