2017 Super Quants
Thom Marchesini graduated cum laude from the Quantitative Finance program at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Thom obtained a 9.0 for his thesis “Predicting the returns of stocks and bonds by reading the news”. Thom’s research contributed substantially to the continuous enhancement of Robeco’s corporate bond and equity selection strategies. His internship supervisors were Jeroen van Zundert (right on the picture) and Patrick Houweling. After his internship, Thom joined the Quantitative Research department at Robeco. We wish Thom all the best in his future career at Robeco!
Jiawei Xu (China) from the Quantitative Finance program at the Erasmus University Rotterdam obtained a 9.0 for her thesis on carry for government bonds. Jiawei’s research contributed to the continuous enhancement of Robeco’s rates strategies. Her internship supervisors were Casper Zomerdijk (right on the picture) and Martin Martens. We wish Jiawei all the best in her future career!
Ricardo Lindenberg from the Quantitative Finance program at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam obtain a well-deserved 8.5 for his thesis on multi-asset factor investing. Ricardo’s work has helped to enhance Robeco’s multi-asset allocation strategies. His supervisors were Thijs Markwat (left on the picture) and Daniel Haesen. We wish Ricardo all the best in his future career!
Sina Dorner-Müller (Germany) graduated cum laude from the MSc in Business Administration program at the RSM, Erasmus University. Sina obtained an 8.5 for her thesis on the long-term earnings potential of stocks ranked on various company characteristics. Her supervisors were Jaap van der Hart and Matthias Hanauer. After her internship Sina continued her studies with an exchange at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. We wish Sina all the best for her future career.
Robert Ševinský (Czech Republic) graduated cum laude in Quantitative Finance at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He defended his thesis on Company Linkages and was awarded a well-deserved 8.5. His supervisors were Laurens Swinkels and Frederik Muskens (left). After his internship Robert joined Deep Blue Capital in Amsterdam.
Eva van Boxtel
Eva van Boxtel from the Quantitative Finance and Actuarial Science program at the Tilburg University obtained a 7.5 for her thesis on predicting bond returns with macro data. Eva’s research contributed to the continuous enhancement of Robeco’s dynamic duration strategy. Her internship supervisors were Johan Duyvesteyn (right on the picture) and Martin Martens. After her internship Eva joined Cardano in Rotterdam as a Quant Analyst.
Stanislav Zagoskin from the Quantitative Finance program of the Erasmus University Rotterdam has obtained a well-deserved 8.0 for his work on multi-asset carry portfolio construction. His insights will contribute to enhancing the global diversified carry strategy. His supervisors were Winfried Hallerbach (right on the picture) and Martin Martens. We thank Stanislav for his contributions and wish him all the best in his future career!