Dr. Jens Kroeske is the Head of Macro Systematic Strategies Research at Aberdeen Standard Investments in addition to being a portfolio manager on the Innovation team.
Jens joined Standard Life Investments in May 2011 as a Quantitative Analyst and later as a Quantitative Investment Manager. He has extensive experience in managing derivative overlay portfolios for the structuring team as well as the hedging of seed capital portfolios. After taking up the role of Head of Multi-Asset Risk Modelling in 2016, he was directly responsible for the risk framework employed within the Multi-Asset team. Since 2017 he headed up the research on systematic strategies and portfolio construction.
Prior to Standard Life Investments Jens was working as a Mathematical Researcher at a technology consultancy company where he conducted research in autonomous systems,optimisation and mathematical modelling.
Jens holds a degree in Mathematics from the University of Hamburg as well as a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Adelaide on a research scholarship. He is a holder of the Investment Management Certificate(IMC) as we as the Professional Risk Manager (PRM) and Financial Risk Manager (FRM)certifications.