Abu Dhabi fund lures top quants for burgeoning team

StanChart analytics head joins Lopez de Prado at Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
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Alexei Kondratyev, previously global head of data science and innovation at Standard Chartered, has joined the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) as quantitative research and development lead – the latest in a series of marquee quant hires by the huge Emirati sovereign wealth fund.

Alexei Kondratyev

Kondratyev, a winner of Risk.net’s coveted Quant of the Year award, began work as a quantitative research and development lead in July 2021. He has relocated to Abu Dhabi for the role.

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