Introduction to Computational Finance: meeting with professionals
Date: Wednesday, June 1st 2016 - 10h00-12h00
Place: Battelle building A - Room 319-321 (2nd floor)
Within the course "Introduction to computational finance" we are pleased to welcome two established actors from the financial place of Geneva. Each of them will spend an hour telling us about their rich experiences and introduce us with the obstacles and challenges they face on their day-to-day job. The idea of that special course is to give the lectures a different perspective to the students but is also very much open to anyone else interested to get to know these finance professionals.
Stéphane Daul is today an Investment Manager and Senior Researcher at Pictet Asset Management where he develops and manages investment strategies using statistical learning, signal processing techniques and risk modeling. Before that, he has worked at Swiss Re as a Risk Analyst, at RiskMetrics as the Head of Buy-Side Analytics and at EIM as a Senior Quantitative Analyst. Stéphane holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Fribourg followed by a postdoc at Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics. Dr. Daul is a CFA charter holder.
Adrien Veillard is today a Quantitative Strategist at compenswiss where he works around portfolio construction and the development of new investment strategies. Prior to that, Adrien has been a CIO at Fundo SA and the Head of Market RIsk Modelling at BCV. Mr. Veillard holds a master in physics from EPFL as well as a master in Mathematical Engineering from l'Ecole polytechnique de Paris. Adrien is a CFA charter holder.
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