Speakers

Akshay Aggarwal

Director of Quantitative Business Development, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors UK (SSA UK)

Akshay Aggarwal, CFA is a Director of Quantitative Business Development at Schonfeld Strategic Advisors UK (SSA UK) having recently joined the firm from JP Morgan Alternative Asset Management to run SSA UK European Quantitative Business Development. Schonfeld Strategic Advisors is a multi-manager platform that invests its capital with Internal and Partner portfolio managers, primarily on an exclusive or semi-exclusive basis, across quantitative, fundamental equity and tactical trading strategies. Mr Aggarwal’s focus will be the sourcing and management of Quant trading program’s  that will warehoused either internally to Schonfeld or as external management companies. 

Prior to joining SSA UK, Mr Aggarwal working within JP Morgan’s Alternative Asset Management team as a Research Analyst focused on coverage of Relative Value Hedge Funds spanning strategies across HFT; Statistical Arbitrage, FIRV, Systematic and Discretionary Macro amongst other non-directional strategies. Prior to this role Mr Aggarwal spent a number of years at Towers Watson, a global pensions consultancy and asset manager, focused on hedge fund research across Quantitate and discretionary Equity Long Short managers. Akshay graduated in 2008 with a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from the University of Bristol and is a CFA Charter holder and member of the CFA Society UK.