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Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)


Name: Bryan Cross

Designation: Head of Quantitative Evidence and Data Science

Affiliation: UBS AM

Title of Talk: CERF in the City event 2021



Bryan Cross is Head of Quantitative Evidence and Data Science (QED) at UBS Asset Management.  QED's mandate is to drive data and science into the fundamental investment process across teams and asset classes within UBS Asset Management.  Previously, Bryan was Head of Systematic Research where his team was responsible for the manufacture and maintenance of factor based alpha strategies.  Before that, Bryan was a senior fundamental analyst on a concentrated equity long/short team at UBS O'Connor.  Bryan started his career at UBS Investment Bank building high frequency ETF NAV robots and trading portfolios.  Bryan received a BA in Economics and an MS in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago.  Bryan also is a member of the CFA Institute.  Bryan's primary research interests are:  Bayesian Inference Applied to Financial Decision Making, Small and Missing Data Problems, Alternative Hierarchical Clustering Methodologies for Securities, and the Fermi Paradox.



CERF in the City 2021