I am Executive Partner and part of the founding team of HQ Asset Management, established in 2018. A quantitative, scientific-driven asset management firm, based in Germany. I started in the Investment Management Industry in 2007 as a Quantitative Researcher. Gaining a profound knowledge over a broad range of topics: tactical and strategical asset allocation, risk management, stock selection, factor investing and portfolio optimization.

In 2018 I finished my PhD at the Department of Statistics at LMU Munich. My three recent academic papers focus on Financial Applications of Machine Learning, Textual Analysis and Deep Learning. In 2015 I have won the Best Paper Award at the Annual Meeting of the German Finance Association.

I have experience with software engineering principles and concepts like agile, clean coding and technical debt and experience with a wide range of programming languages. Presently I work with R, Python, SQL and Git.

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