His experience includes the identification of inefficiencies in fixed income markets and building quantitative alpha strategies for client portfolios. Prior to his current role, he was a Senior Quantitative Researcher. Ben joined FFTW in 2011 and is based in New York.
Before joining FFTW, Ben was a Portfolio Manager at IDB Bank, where he developed and managed a global macro systematic fund. Prior to that, he was with Aspect Capital as the Research Manager for financial engineering. Ben started his career at Deutsche Bank as a member of the quantitative research and portfolio construction team. He has 15 years of investment industry experience.
Ben has a BA in Economics (with honours) 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).