Carsten is Co-Chief Investment Officer, with overall responsibility for investment and research. He is also a member of Winton’s executive management and investment committees. He was previously Head of Research, overseeing the day-to-day management of Winton’s research division.
Carsten joined Winton in 2008 as a researcher focused on the design of quantitative trading strategies. In subsequent years, Carsten led research into transaction cost minimisation, new futures systems, and initiated Winton’s expansion into alpha-capture trading strategies.
Carsten earned a Diploma with distinction from RWTH Aachen in Germany and a PhD with distinction from the University of Zurich. For his PhD and postdoctoral position, Carsten worked at the DESY collider facility in Hamburg, analysing data from high-energy particle collisions.