Wednesday 20 November 18:00 - 20:30

Macquarie Group
28 Ropemaker Street

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Quantess November Seminar 2019 - Roundtable: Quant Investing with Social Value

Business & Professional

We are excited to announce our November 2019 Seminar, kindly hosted by Macquarie on Wednesday the 20th of November. As many of you already know, we take networking as seriously as learning about new topics so please get to know each other over drinks and nibbles kindly provided by our event host.

Keywords: Social Value, Quantitative Investing

We are excited to announce Antonia Lim as our host at the event. Antonia is the Head of Quantamental Investments at Schroders. Speakers and audience will be invited to share theirs ideas, experience and insights in a roundtable discussion on the potential for incorporating social value into investment. 

Antonia joined Schroders in 2019 to lead their new initiative in quantamental investments, melding quantitative techniques with fundamental expertise and insight. Prior to Schroders, Antonia was Global Head of Quantitative Research for Barclays UK, designing its asset allocation policy, products and investment tools. She has two decades of experience in investment management, is a CFA charterholder and is on the management committee of the not-for-profit organisation London Quant Group. Antonia holds a Masters in Physics from the University of Oxford where she was awarded an academic scholarship. Antonia enjoys cross-disciplinary ideas and making those ideas useful.

We will be joined by Cherry Muijsson, Katharina Schwaiger and Tara Sharma from the Quantess London team. 

Cherry Muijsson

Cherry is one of the founders of Quantess and focussed on topics in financial stability and quantitative approaches to measure unconventional risks. In particular, she contributed to understanding macroprudential policy impacts and approaches to integrate ESG risks in exisiting toolkitsCherry is a Vice President at BlackRock in the Financial Markets Advisory Group, and holds her PhD in Financial Macroeconomics from Cambridge University.

Katharina Schwaiger

Katharina has been attending Quantess events since the founding in 2014. Passionate about quantitative investing and increasing gender diversity in the investment industry, she has been supporting Quantess since. She is currently a Director at Blackrock in the Factor-based Strategies Group, and holds a PhD in Mathematics/ Operational Research from Brunel University.

Tara Sharma

Tara is a core member of Quantess leading efforts in organising our events and liaising with our patrons. She is cirrently part of the Risk and Quantitative analysis group at Blackrock. Tara holds an Msc Financial Mathematics degree from the LSE and is currently a Vice President at BlackRock and has extensive experience in risk management and quantitative analysis. 

To ensure your attendance, please register for tickets early through our Eventbrite page. Tickets sale will close by noon Tuesday 19 November. 

Please Note: the seminar will start from 6:30pm on Wednesday 20 November at Macquarie (28 Ropemaker St). Admissions to the venue will close at 7.00pm to ensure the event starts promptly.

Thank you for being part of Quantess! We look forward to having you join us.


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