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Tom Howat

Dr Tom Howat - Co-Chief Investment Officer, GAM Systematic Cambridge


Dr Tom Howat is co-Chief Investment Officer of GAM Systematics’ Cambridge team.

Dr Tom Howat is co-CIO of GAM Systematic Cambridge. Prior to this, he was chief technology officer of Cantab Capital Partners, which became part of GAM Systematic in October 2016. Tom and Dr Matthew Killeya (Co-CIO) take overall responsibility for the investment and research process across the full suite of GAM Systematic Cambridge products. Tom heads up the team of scientists responsible for ongoing infrastructure development. Much of the framework underpinning all of the GAM Systematic Cambridge team’s critically important functions has been designed by Tom and his team. This includes the back-testing systems; trading and automated execution; real-time risk management and signal computation; trade allocations between different managed accounts etc. Tom joined Cantab at inception. Prior to this, Tom spent seven years at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he obtained degrees in Mathematics and a PhD in Mathematical Biology.

Dr Tom Howat

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Comma Separated Vexation

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

As featured in HFM Technology, Tom Howat, Tom Howat, Chief Technology Officer at GAM Systematic I Cantab, discusses the need for greater standardisation when communicating trades.

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