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Clement Hadrian Chambers
England, United Kingdom
|Occupation||CEO of ADVFN CEO of Online Blockchain|
In 1989 Chambers co-founded On-line PLC. The company was amongst the first to develop both massively multiplayer internet games and CD-ROM boxed products. In 1999 Chambers co-founded, and became director of, Akaei PLC, the games development and publishing subsidiary of On-line PLC. In October 2017, the company announced that it intended to put forward a special resolution to change its name from On-line PLC to Online Blockchain Plc to reflect its work in the blockchain technology and cryptocurrency fields.
He is also non-executive director of Avarae, a specialist investment company dedicated to investing in rare and high quality coins.
Clem is often a co-presenter on CNBC, CNBC Arabia and CNBC Europe. He has been a market commentator on BBC News, Newsnight, BBC One, CNN, Al Jazeera, Sky News, TF1, Working Lunch, China's Phoenix TV, Canada's Business News Network and numerous US radio stations.
He has appeared on ITV's News at Ten and Evening News discussing recent failures in the banking system and featured prominently in the Money Programme's Credit Crash Britain: HBOS — Breaking the Bank  and on the BBC's City Uncovered: When Markets Go Mad.
Clem Chambers has written investment columns for Wired Magazine,  The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Express and The Daily Mail, and currently writes for Forbes, Business Mirror, Inversionista, Index Trader, Gulf News and YTE.
He was The Alchemist stock tipster in The Business for over three years and has been published in titles including City A.M., Investors Chronicle, Traders Magazine, Stocks and Commodities, the Channel 4 website, SFO and Accountancy Age and has been quoted in many more publications including USA Today and most of the main UK national newspapers.
He also wrote a monthly spread betting column in gambling magazine Inside Edge for over a year.
In November 2017 Clem published Trading Cryptocurrencies: A Beginner’s Guide - Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin. His other financial books include the Amazon best-sellers 101 Ways to Pick Stock Market Winners, A Beginner's Guide to Value Investing, Be Rich and The Death of Wealth, all published by ADVFN Books.
His financially-tinged novels, all published by No Exit Press, are The Armageddon Trade (2009) (ISBN 978-1-84243-297-6), a financial thriller , The Twain Maxim (2010) (ISBN 978-1-84243-341-6) another financial thriller , Kusanagi (2011) , The First Horseman (2013) (ISBN 978-1842436547) and The Shrine (2016) edition, all starring the same main character, Jim Evans, a "chippy" Cockney City whizzkid who outplays the rich and privileged.
Chambers was shortlisted in 2016 and 2017 as Columnist of the Year (Business Media) in the PPA Awards for his column in E&T Magazine, The Institution Of Engineering & Technology, and in June 2017 won silver in the Tabbie Awards for his Money and Markets column in the same publication.
Clem has a Guild on the ADVFN website where people can join and interact with him regarding thoughts on the direction of global markets. It includes discussion of global equities, cryptocurrencies, Forex and Commodities. It is a select group with membership of the Guild being 1000 Plus1 coins.
In November 2018, Chambers won Journalist of the Year in the Business Market Commentary category in the State Street UK Institutional Press Awards. The awards recognise outstanding performance in institutional financial services reporting in the UK.