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    AlgoMe is bringing a discussion on future skills to Imperial College Business School

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    Following our successful event at Cass Business School in January, AlgoMe is teaming up with another of Europe's leading higher and executive education institutions with a panel discussion at Imperial College Business School on 3rd April.

     

    Imperial College Business School

     

    We will be joined by another panel of industry leaders to discuss the impact that the FinTech revolution is having on the demand for skills in the Investment Management industry and what individuals looking to enter or progress careers in the industry can do to help them succeed.

     

    Joining Rob Carter, CEO of AlgoMe and Ruben Lara, Chief Data Office of Standard Life Aberdeen, will be Ben Lucas, Partner in UK Wealth & Asset Management at EY, and Henrik Grunditz, Co-Founder & Chief Revenue Officer of Hivemind, a FinTech that is helping companies create value from complex data sets.

     

    Attendance is open to students and alumni of Imperial College Business School, and we will be sharing highlights of the discussion with the AlgoMe Community.

     

    If you have any questions that you would like to be put to the panel, please comment below, or send them to us via our other social media channels.

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    Panelists

     

    Ben Lucas

    Ben is a Partner within the UK Wealth & Asset Management practice at EY. Prior to joining EY, he was a Practice Lead for Alternatives within Alpha Financial Management Consulting. Ben previously worked for EY as a Management Consultant and also for Zurich Financial Services. Ben has extensive experience across the Financial Services industry, with a particular focus on Asset Management and Alternative Investment. He has worked in senior strategy, advisory and change management roles based variously in London, New York and Paris.

     

    Henrik Grunditz

    Henrik is a co-founder and the Chief Revenue Officer of Hivemind. Prior to co-founding Hivemind, Henrik was a senior vice president at Winton Group, a large quantitative hedge fund where he was responsible for business development with institutional investors in Europe. Prior to joining Winton in 2013, Henrik spent 5 years at MSCI / RiskMetrics where he was responsible for developing the multi-asset risk analytics business across various client segments in Europe. Henrik started his career in management consulting, working in Accenture’s Capital Markets practice. Henrik holds a First Class Master’s degree in Information Systems Engineering from Imperial College London. At the end of 2018, Hivemind was just one of five companies selected for the inaugural cohort of Velocity, a FinTech accelerator programme run by the Investment Association (IA)

     

    Dr Ruben Lara

    Ruben is Chief Data Officer at Standard Life Aberdeen. Prior to joining Standard Life Aberdeen in 2016, Dr. Lara held senior positions at Vodafone, where he was Head of Big Data Analytics, and at Telefonica, where he was Head of Big Data Product Development and Innovation. Ruben started his career in financial services, working as a technology consultant specialised in data and analytics. Ruben holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence and has received the First National Award in Computer Science from the Spanish Ministry of Science and Education and sits on the advisory panel of Velocity.

     

    Rob Carter 

    Rob is co-founder of AlgoMe and is an experienced Front Office change consultant with a diverse skill-set built during almost 15 years of working in Financial Services. Rob has worked across the complete project delivery lifecycle over a range of Investment Management and regulatory focussed initiatives; including, leading investment integration work streams of mergers between a number of major asset managers. He was formerly Head of Fixed Income and Equities Platforms at Aberdeen Asset Management and is a CFA Charterholder.

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