Dr. Christian Reusch

Bis 2022, Computer Science, Birkbeck, University of London

London, United Kingdom


Artificial intelligence
Risk management
Market making / high frequency trading research an
Equity execution / algorithmic trading research an
Research / modelling / portfolio management expert
Investment banking / M&A experience
Econometrics / statistics / machine learning model
Computer language development skills: C++ / C# / P
Operating systems: Unix / Windows / Mac OS X
Machine Learning
Risk Controlling
Hedge Funds
Agile Development
Risk Analysis
Economic statistics
Financial Economics
Data Analysis
Computer Science
Credit Risk
Data Science
Research and Development


Professional experience for Christian Reusch

  • Current 9 months, since Feb 2023

    Senior Quantitative Portfolio and Risk Manager, Systematic Trading

    Balyasny Asset Management L.P.

    Risk and portfolio management of major multi-strat hedge fund’s systematic strategies. Mandate includes: quantitative management and oversight of trading strategies, portfolio manager engagement and development, risk and portfolio construction advisory. Asset classes: global securities, with a focus on liquid, exchange traded products and macro systematic (ultra) high and mid frequency trading (sub-1d).

  • Current 3 years and 10 months, since Jan 2020

    Head of EMEA Signals R&D - Equities, Futures & Options Quantitative Strategies

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch

    EMEA Head in charge of the R&D effort into trading signals for algo quantitative strategies in equities, futures and options. Also co-heading overall R&D work for global futures and options algo quantitative trading.

  • 1 year and 11 months, Jun 2017 - Apr 2019

    Senior Portfolio Manager

    Tower Research Capital

    Heading a trading team. Responsible for the research, development and implementation of HF quantitative systematic trading strategies in futures

  • 2 years and 11 months, Dec 2013 - Oct 2016

    Head of Research - Quantitative Trading in Futures & Fixed Income

    Tyler Capital

    Quantitative strategist / developer for automated high to mid frequency trading and market making strategies in STIRs, fixed income and other futures.

  • 2 years and 5 months, Jul 2011 - Nov 2013

    Equity Algorithmic Trading


    Responsible for quantitative research and development of equity trading algorithms.

  • 3 years and 7 months, Jan 2008 - Jul 2011

    Quantitative Research and Development

    Wadhwani Asset Management LLP

    Quantitative researcher/developer for systematic macro hedge fund.

  • 1 year and 1 month, Oct 2006 - Oct 2007

    Research Fellowship

    Concordia Advisors LLP

    Academic scholarship sponsored by Concordia Advisors LLP in conjunction with the Financial Markets Group (FMG) at the London School of Economics.

  • 3 years and 10 months, Oct 2003 - Jul 2007

    Part-time teacher and researcher

    London School of Economics

  • 3 months, Jul 2004 - Sep 2004

    Summer Analyst in Credit Derivatives Trading


    Internship with the Credit Derivatives Trading Group.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Jul 2002 - Sep 2003

    Analyst in Investment Banking, M&A Advisory

    Greenhill & Co.

    Full-time investment banking analyst in M&A.

  • 3 months, Jul 2000 - Sep 2000

    Summer Analyst in Equity Research

    UBS Investment Bank

    Internship in Utilities Equity Research.

  • 10 months, Oct 1997 - Jul 1998

    General Staff

    German Ministry of Defence

    Staff soldier in the Logistics and Ammunition Department.

Educational background for Christian Reusch

  • 6 years, Oct 2016 - Sep 2022

    Computer Science

    Birkbeck, University of London

    AI/ML-focused part-time MSc Computer Science degree. Specialisation in neural networks and multi-agent reinforcement learning. Grade awarded: Distinction.

  • 4 years and 10 months, Oct 2003 - Jul 2008

    Financial Econometrics

    London School of Economics

  • 10 months, Oct 2001 - Jul 2002

    Accounting and Finance

    London School of Economcis

  • 2 years and 10 months, Oct 1998 - Jul 2001


    London School of Economics


  • German

    First language

  • English

    First language

  • French


  • Italian


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