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Kia Farokhnia

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Kia has been working for QCAM since February 2021, with main focus on quantitative research activities. Kia is currently a student of Mathematical Finance at the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW). He also works there as an assistant at the Institute of Data Analysis in the Quantitative Finance, Econometrics and Risk Management team. Simultaneously, he is a Financial Analyst candidate at the CFA Institute in the United States.

Previously he worked at UBS as a client advisor and later held a position in the Asset Management division in Zurich, focusing on Wealth Management clients. This was later followed by a position at Credit Suisse in data analysis.

Kia is pursuing his own projects in Mathematical Finance and is working towards a Master’s degree at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).