Our management team embody Vestun’s culture of hard work, ethics, and the tireless pursuit of opportunity.
Chayan is the Founder and CEO at Vestun. He was previously with a systematic trading group, where as a Partner, he managed to successfully build-up and further develop the company’s business both in Switzerland and internationally. Prior to that, he was a proprietary trader at Bright Trading LLC and Quantiacs LLC. Chayan studied M.S in Finance and banking at the university of Neuchâtel and at the Institute of Financial Services Zug, Switzerland.
Stephen brings 25 years of experience in AI leading global technology programs and large-scale R&D initiatives. Prior to joining Vestun, he served as the European lead AI architect at Cognizant where he developed knowledge-based intelligent systems and was awarded for the first of a kind AI reference architecture in the US and Europe at the 2019 AI Breakthroughs. During his career, Stephen developed intelligent systems for the Defense, Aerospace and Financial industry where he implemented market risk engines and black box trading systems for investment banks and hedge funds including HSBS, JP Morgan and Jabre Capital. He graduated in computer science from Warwick (UK) and was a lecturer at Thames valley University.
Research & Technology
Pavel is the Head of Technology and Research at Vestun. Before joining Vestun, Pavel was supervising the technology platform of the investment banking desk at Otkritie Ltd. Prior to that, Pavel was with OSTC Ltd and Atto Technologies Group where he was responsible for implementing low-frequency systematic trading strategies across serveral asset class. He holds an M.S degree in applied science from the National university of Kiev.
Quantitative Risk & Research
Serge brings more than 10 years of experience in the financial services industry. Before joining Vestun, he worked as a Business Analyst in the operational risk team at Clariden Leu and as a Requirements Engineer at Credit Suisse AG. Prior to that, he was a Financial Engineer at the structured products execution desk within Picard Angst. Serge holds an MSc in Quantitative Finance from ETHZ/UZH and an MSc in Computational Science from ETH Zurich.
Legal & Compliance
Robert is the Head of Legal and Compliance. He brings 14 years of experience in financial services in both New York and Zurich. Prior to joining Vestun, Robert has served at KPMG and Credit Suisse where he designed, implemented and audited compliance processes and controls for global banks, asset managers and hedge funds. His experience in asset management includes managing the operations of the entire fund lifecycle. He holds an MSc. in Global Banking from Regent’s University in the UK.