Tobias Rydén was hired in 2012 and is a Principal Quantitative Researcher. Previously he held positions as Professor of Mathematical Statistics at Lund University (2000-2009) and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (2010-2012). Tobias has published more than 50 papers within theoretical and applied probability and statistics in international scientific journals and is a co-author of the research monograph Inference in Hidden Markov Models (2005). He holds an MSc degree in Computer Science and Engineering and a PhD in Mathematical statistics from Lund University.
Christopher Palm was hired in 2015 and is a Senior Quantitative Researcher. Between 2006 and 2014, Christopher was a Founding Partner and Portfolio Manager at Archipel Asset Management, an equity market neutral fund and a subsidiary of Brummer & Partner. Christopher was hired by Brummer & Partners in 2004 and worked as a Quantitative Analyst at Nektar Asset Management, a relative value fixed income and macro fund. Previously he had worked as a consultant at Accenture since 2001. Christopher holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
Ola Backman was hired in 2007, managing an equity market neutral mandate. From 2001 to 2004 he worked at Carnegie’s trading department with statistical arbitrage and systematic trading strategies. Between 2004 and 2007, he was a researcher at Carnegie Asset Management working with portfolio construction and long/short equity mandates. Ola holds an MSc in Engineering Physics from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Stockholm University.
David Jansson was hired in 2005, initially as a trader. In 2007 he initiated the firm’s execution research work and in 2011 he was made Partner and Head of Execution Research. Previously, he was employed by Brummer & Partners fund services. David holds a MSc degree in Economics from Stockholm University, where he also studied mathematics.
Henrik Johansson was hired in 2011 as Head of Research and Partner. He was promoted to co-Portfolio Manager for the Lynx fund in 2014. Henrik has extensive management experience from the financial industry. From 2008 to 2011, he was the Global Head of Risk Management at SEB Merchant Bank. From 2006 to 2008, he was the Head of Risk, Valuation and System Development at BFS, a fund services company wholly owned by Brummer & Partners. From 1997 to 2006, he was the Head of Quantitative Strategies at Nektar Asset Management. His early career was spent at Skandia Asset Management and the Treasury department at ABB. Henrik holds an MSc in Engineering Physics from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
Jesper Sandin was hired in 2008 and became a Partner and co-Portfolio Manager for the Lynx fund in 2011. Previously, Jesper spent two years at Brummer & Partners in a tactical asset allocation research venture that was later incorporated into the Lynx fund. Between 1998 and 2006, Jesper was the Head of Quantitative Research at the First National Swedish Pension Fund (AP1). Initially an acoustic engineer, Jesper moved into finance when he was hired by Skandia Asset Management as a Quantitative Analyst in 1997. Jesper holds an MSc degree in Engineering Physics with a specialization in applied mathematics from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and is a Certified Financial Analyst from IFL Stockholm School of Economics.