Tutors providing information at the event

Emiliano Papa

Director and Head of Interest Rates, FX, and Hybrids

Deutsche Bank

Emiliano has a PhD in Theoretical Physics from University of Oxford.

After graduation he went for a postdoc and later Lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin and Visiting Scholar at Caltech.

Emiliano then moved into Quantitative Finance and became director at Bank of America.

Since 2014 he has been Director and head of Interest Rates, FX, and Hybrids at Deutsche Bank.

David Saab

Managing Director

Aperture Investors

David was the Global Head of fixed Income and absolute return funds This is including 40act and UCITS vehicles. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in 2011, he was working as a Portfolio Manager at Banque Privee Edmond de Rothschild. He headed their Fixed Income and Absolute Return fund research as well as their broader multi-manager team, developing expertise in High Yield, Leveraged Loans and Emerging Markets debt David was a member of the investment committee at BPERE and had built tailored asset allocation solutions for high net worth clients. He started his career at J.P. Morgan where he worked on the Masterswap desk. David holds a master’s degree in Finance from Audencia Nantes Business School and has attended the MBA program of Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA

Suman Datta

Head Portfolio Quantitative Research CB Markets

Lloyds Banking Group

Dr Jan De Spiegeleer

Co - Founder


After a 10 year stint as an officer in the army, Jan accumulated over 20 years of experience in the financial markets.

Before founding RiskConcile in 2015, he was based both in London and Brussels, where he was a managing director at KBC Financial Products. He was responsible for the equity derivatives desk (trading and structuring). After that he took an assignment as a risk manager and became in 2007 head of risk management at Jabre Capital Partners, a Geneva-based hedge fund management company.

In his spare time, he loves to cook and read a good history book.

Rutger Olthof

Principal Trader

NN Investment Partners

Rutger Olthof is a Principal Trader at NN Investment Partners. He is currently based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and responsible for trading Fixed Income, Currencies and Derivatives. Rutger has more than 9 years of experience in financial markets. Prior to NN IP, Rutger was a Senior Trader at ING Bank, specializing in corporate market making in EUR Investment Grade Credit. Rutger holds a MSc. in Financial Engineering and Management from  The University of Twente, Enschede and BSc. in Industrial Engineering and Management from Eindhoven University of Technology. 

Valérian Branco



Until end 2016, I was based in London and worked as a Quant & Strategist specialized in FICC markets, macro & relative value strategies on the buy-side/sell-side (Gazprom M&T, J.P. Morgan Securities, North AM). Then, I moved back to Luxembourg to launch an innovative project in a new and expanding ecosystem: FinTech. In 2017, I co-founded GOLDBAUM, a B2B Research-as-a-Service platform for buy-side institutions where I am now running the day-to-day business & research. I graduated with a Magistère from Paris Dauphine University and wrote my Master thesis on exotic options & convertibles pricing.

Carlos Martin, FRM MSc BBA

Risk Director

RBS Natwest Markets