ProfessorNeu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences
Thorsten is a tenured Professor at University of Applied Sciences in Neu-Ulm since 2019. His excellent corporate track record was built over 18 years in leading managing roles at Deka Investment and Union Investment. He successfully served in the investment committee of Union Investment, being responsible for EUR 270 Bn in AuM, for many years. As a Managing Director of Quant and Risk Management he strengthened Union’s quant capabilities, investment processes and product innovations with his team. Prior to this role, Thorsten was with Deka Investment as Head of Investment Process Consulting and with DZ Bank as a quant analyst for fixed income.He has a broad expertise on both, fundamental and quant management of equities, fixed income and multi asset portfolios. His particular focus is on investment processes, econometric modelling, investor sentiment and portfolio construction. Within the scope of his expertise, he worked with a large number of portfolio managers on alpha generation and their risk management approaches.Thorsten is a widely recognized speaker and panellist at conferences and seminars within both, the scientific community and the asset management industry. He holds a Diploma in Quantitative Economics and a Doctoral Degree in Statistics from Christian-Albrecht’s-University at Kiel.