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Tom Howat

Dr Tom Howat - Chief Technology Officer of GAM Systematic Cantab


Dr Tom Howat is Chief Technology Officer of GAM Systematic’s Cantab team.

Prior to this, he was Chief Technology Officer of Cantab Capital Partners which became part of GAM Systematic in October 2016. He heads up the team of scientists responsible for ongoing infrastructure development. Much of the framework underpinning all of the GAM Systematic Cantab team’s critically important functions has been designed by Tom Howat 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. Prior to joining Cantab, Tom Howat spent seven years at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he obtained degrees in Mathematics and a PhD in Mathematical Biology. He is based in Cambridge.

Dr Tom Howat

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GAM Systematic | Cantab 6 min read

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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