Fulcrum Asset Management adds to Systematic Team

Fulcrum Asset Management (Fulcrum) has appointed Panos Dafas as Research Director in the firm’s quant and systematic team.

Dafas has more than 15 years’ experience, gained from Aspect Capital, where he was Principal Researcher and Portfolio Manager of the Absolute Return Programme with responsibility for the ongoing development of Aspect’s managed futures and alternative risk premia quantitative investment strategies.
 
At Fulcrum he will be at the forefront of developing the next generation of products, not only in the pure systematic arena but also in the hybrid space, combining discretionary and systematic strategies.
 
Andrew Stevens, CEO, Fulcrum Asset Management, says: “Panos joins Fulcrum at an exciting time in the development of the firm’s systematic business.  With Fulcrum’s risk premia offerings attracting significant interest, Panos’ arrival will help to enhance our research, offering a best-in-class product at competitive flat fees. 
 
“Panos will also be instrumental in leveraging Fulcrum’s globally recognised expertise in macro-economics to add analytical power across the firm’s product suite and delivering value to investors.”