John Donato Trainer

John has been a financial trainer for over 24 years, during which time he has delivered training programs in debt, equity, foreign exchange and derivative asset classes and their respective market structures. At AMT Training he has delivered training programs for new hires and experienced employees to a wide range of global financial institutions.


He began his career with trading and risk management roles in fixed income and foreign exchange markets with commercial banks in New York. He has held roles with the First American Bank of New York, the Chicago Board Brokerage, Prebon Yamane and ICAP. Later in his career, John held senior positions in the newly developing electronic trading arena of the interdealer broker industry.


John was a founding member of the Kent State Masters in Financial Engineering Advisory Board, and also created the intensive Financial Engineering Capstone course as part of the Kent State MSFE degree program requirements.


He is an energetic trainer who has a passion for the finance industry which comes through in his teaching style. John’s hands on and engaging approach enables him to bring the learning to life.

  • Home base
  • Training locations
    Americas, AsiaPacific and EMEA
  • Languages
  • Studied at
    University of South Carolina