Philippe P. Lüdi, Ph.D., CFA


Senior Research Scientist, Portfolio Manager

As a Senior Research Scientist and Portfolio Manager at AlphaSimplex, Dr. Lüdi serves as a co-portfolio manager for certain funds advised by AlphaSimplex. In this role, he is focused on portfolio management, applied research, and overall capability development.

Dr. Lüdi joined AlphaSimplex in 2006. He has been involved in system engineering as well as global macro strategies.

Dr. Lüdi earned the equivalent of an M.A. in Molecular and Computational Biology from the University of Basel. He also received a M.Sc. in Statistics and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, both from Duke University. In his doctoral program, Dr. Lüdi applied a Monte Carlo approach to risk analysis and developed a machine-learning algorithm applied to medicine that was subsequently featured in The Wall Street Journal. Dr. Lüdi is also a CFA® Charterholder.*


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