In his current role, Ben handles business management for the CIO of the Global Fixed Income division.
Previous roles included: Head of Model Development team, Portfolio Manager & Quant Researcher. This covered multiple asset classes ranging from the traditionally illiquid (Private Debt and Real Estate) to more liquid markets (Non-traditional Bond; Managed Futures; Global Macro and Equity Long/Short).
Prior to his current role, Ben was Head of Model Development at CIT where he managed the team researching and implementing credit models. Earlier in his career, he was Portfolio Manager and Senior Quant Researcher at BNP and, before that, Research Manager at Aspect Capital in London. Ben started his career at Deutsche Bank in quantitative research and portfolio construction.
He holds a BA in Economics from the University of Manchester and an MSc in Mathematical Finance from Imperial College, London. In 2013, Ben was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Society of Quantitative Analysts (SQA) and has given recent guest lectures on machine learning and model risk management at Columbia & NYU.
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