EditorEditor: Björn MichelsUpdated: April 17, 2024

Last Updated On April 17, 2024

Jeffrey Cammack

About FxScouts South Africa

As a member of the FxScouts group, FxScouts South Africa, formerly known as TradeforexSA, was established in 2012 with the aim of assisting South African Forex traders in laying a strong foundation for their trading careers. Since then, we have tested over 180 Forex brokers and published in excess of 300,000 words of comprehensive Forex broker reviews.

About FxScouts Group AB

FxScouts is wholly owned and operated by FxScouts Group AB, a privately held company founded in 2011. FxScouts Group AB is registered in Nyköping, Sweden and owns and manages all the brands and domains in the FXScouts network. See below for our global presence.

Our Mission

Our mission is to:

  • Compare and rank all FSCA regulated Forex brokers in South Africa
  • Publish independent reviews of Forex brokers written by expert Forex traders
  • Write educational articles on how Forex trading works, how to start trading, tips and tricks, and advanced strategy
  • Always remain objective, focus on facts and use accurate and up-to-date information

Read more about our impartiality and expertise, how we review brokers and our editorial policy

Our Global Presence

Meet the Team


Bjorn Michels

Björn is one of the founders and has been the company’s CEO since its start in 2011. He started his career at Hewlett-Packard in product development and online marketing. Björn has vast experience advising online finance brands and large international media platforms on how to grow a customer-focused brand. Björn is passionate about financial products and runs the company with a philosophy based on transparency and sound product development practices.


Malin Cammack

Malin joined the team in 2019. Experience in senior leadership positions in the payment industry, and 15 years in product and partner management, has given Malin a solid foundation and toolbox to help companies create great teams, on-point strategies, and profitable products.  She believes in opportunities and is passionate about smart and efficient ways of reaching goals. Leadership is about teamwork, not power.


Chris Cammack
Head of Content

Chris joined the company in 2019 after 10 years experience in research, editorial and design for political and financial publications. His background has given him a deep knowledge of international financial markets and the geopolitics that affects them. Chris has a keen eye for editing and a voracious appetite for financial and political current affairs. He ensures that our content across all sites meets the standards of quality and transparency that our readers expect.


Alison Heyerdahl
Senior Financial Writer

Alison joined the team as a writer in 2021. She has a medical degree with a focus on physiotherapy and a bachelor’s in psychology. However, her interest in forex trading and her love for writing led her to switch careers and she now has over 8 years experience in research and content development. She has tested and reviewed 100+ brokers and has a great understanding of the Forex trading world.


Ida Hermansen
Financial Writer

Ida joined our team as a financial writer in 2023. She has a degree in Digital Marketing and a background in content writing and SEO. In addition to her marketing and writing skills, Ida also has an interest in cryptocurrencies and blockchain networks. Her interest in crypto trading led to a wider fascination with Forex technical analysis and price movement. She continues to develop her skills and knowledge in Forex trading and keeps a close eye on which Forex brokers offer the best trading environments for new traders.


Jeffrey Cammack
Co-founder and Honorary Team Member

Jeff founded FxScouts Group AB together with Björn Michels in 2011. He had 15+ years of experience working with online content and helping brands in finance and telco improve performance and profitability online. He was central to establishing our partner portfolio, setting the educational focus of the content published, and the research processes that today are the backbone of our credibility and independence of articles and product reviews. Jeff battled aggressive neuro-endocrine cancer and passed away in March 2022. We are eternally grateful for his friendship and the positive influence he had on us as colleagues and the company as a whole. He will be forever missed.

GLEIF Membership

FxScouts, as a brand of FxScouts Group AB, is a full LEI Member.  As a part of an international financial community, we have a shared belief in the transparency of trades and increased efficiency in the international trading system. LEI benefits the wider business community. There should only be one identity behind a business and the Global LEI Index is the only source of information that brings efficiency, transparency, and trust to legal entity identification. The FxScouts Group AB LEI Membership number is 254900LUG07G07A31U72 and can be verified in the Global LEI Index

Forex Awards

Each November, FxScouts and our sister websites issue our annual Forex awards. These awards are 100% independent, and no application process is available to become eligible – making them the most independent and unbiased awards in the industry. 

Risk Warning

CFD trading comes with significant risks.  Trading leveraged products such as Forex and CFDs may not be suitable for all investors as they carry a high degree of risk to your capital.  Simply put, do not risk money you’re not prepared to lose and know that your past performance does not guarantee future results.  Find our full risk disclosure statement here.

Contact Us

We like to hear from our readers.  Please write to us at [email protected] if you want to ask questions or give input.

We are interested in partnering with online forex brokers based anywhere in the world. We are committed to providing the best possible service to our partners. If you are interested in partnering with us, please contact us by filling in our contact form<.

For postal inquiries please send them to FxScouts Group AB Östra Kyrkogatan 8 611 34, Nyköping Sweden

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