Arnout M. Eikeboom, Ph.D.
Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Risk Officer
As Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Risk Officer of AlphaSimplex, Dr. Eikeboom manages the firm-wide compliance program and chairs the AlphaSimplex Risk Committee, which is charged with the responsibility of overseeing the risk exposures of all investment products and services. He also serves on the firm’s Investment Committee.
Dr. Eikeboom joined AlphaSimplex in 2000. Prior to that, he spent six years at Goldman Sachs, first in Fixed Income Research validating derivatives pricing models and later in its Firmwide Risk division managing the Derivative Price Verification Group. In that role, he collaborated extensively with auditors and regulators on matters regarding derivatives pricing and regulatory capital computations dependent on pricing and Value-at-Risk models.
Dr. Eikeboom earned the equivalents of a B.A. in Econometrics and an M.A. in Operations Research from the Free University in Amsterdam. He also received a Ph.D. in Management with a specialization in Finance from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Dr. Eikeboom began his career in the investment industry in 1994.