Dr Silvia Stanescu

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Dr Silvia Stanescu - Investment Director, GAM Systematic Cambridge


Dr Silvia Stanescu is an Investment Director and co-leads the GAM Systematic Cambridge team.

Silvia’s expertise spans various aspects of quantitative finance – from portfolio construction to strategy signal generation, risk management as well as strategy design. Silvia joined the firm in 2018 when her main focus was on the Core Macro strategy and the firm’s options strategies. Prior to joining GAM Systematic, Silvia was an Equity Derivatives Strategist at Deutsche Bank, working on systematic option trading and bespoke solutions for clients. She joined Deutsche Bank from the University of Kent, where she was a Lecturer in Finance. She holds a PhD in Finance from the ICMA Centre at the University of Reading and holds an MSc in Finance (ICMA Centre, Reading), a BSc in Business Economics (Reading) and a BSc in Banking and Finance (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies). Silvia was named one of The Hedge Fund Journal’s 50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds in November 2020. She also serves on the Board of Governance of the CCIMI – an institute for the mathematics of information, part of the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge.

Dr Silvia Stanescu

My Videos

Quarterly Manager Videos

5:15 min watch

Systematic Core Macro – Dr Chris Longworth and Dr Silvia Stanescu
21 July 2022

Dr Silvia Stanescu and Dr Chris Longworth discuss the continuation of themes from the previous quarter, the benefits of a systematic investment style, including how systematic styles can extract diversification from the markets in which they invest.

Quarterly Manager Videos

5:42 min watch

Systematic Core Macro – Dr Chris Longworth and Dr Silvia Stanescu
09 May 2022

Dr Chris Longworth and Dr Silvia Stanescu highlight the two themes which dominated Q1, lower correlations between certain investment styles and the benefits of being an active manager able to diversify allocations.

Quarterly Manager Videos

3:45 min watch

Systematic Core Macro - Dr Chris Longworth and Dr Silvia Stanescu
18 October 2021

Dr Chris Longworth and Dr Silvia Stanescu discuss the events which drove markets in Q3, their balanced view on major asset classes and the upward trend in the US dollar.