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Dr. Frédéric Desobry

Dr Frédéric Desobry - Co-Chief Investment Officer, GAM Systematic Cambridge

Dr Frédéric Desobry is co-CIO at GAM Systematic Cambridge.

Dr Frédéric Desobry and Dr Tom Howat (Co-CIO) take overall responsibility for the investment and research process across the full suite of GAM Systematic Cambridge products. Frédéric joined GAM Systematic in September 2019 after spending three years at Systematica Investments in Geneva and London as head of equity research. Prior to that, he was a quantitative analyst then a portfolio manager at Bluecrest Capital. Frédéric began his career at Global Advisors, a commodity-specialist CTA based in New York and London. Overall, Frédéric has spent over eleven years designing and managing all aspects of the systematic trading strategies' lifecycle. Frédéric holds Masters and a PhD in Signal Processing (Machine Learning) from the École Centrale Nantes and he spent five years as a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge.

Dr Frédéric Desobry

My Insights

Our Managers

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Fund Manager Portrait: Frederic Desobry
16 November 2020

GAM Systematic Cambridge’s Dr Frédéric Desobry discusses his passion for team sports, the importance of collaboration and misconceptions about systematic investing.

Returning to Growth

4:47 min watch

Systematic Multi Asset: Frédéric Desobry
06 August 2020

While systematic investors do not use forecasts on global markets or the global economy in the same way, Frédéric Desobry says there are data points showing that a rebound is happening.