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EMex Europe: The Emerging Manager Exchange
September 2024
Zürich, Switzerland

Alex Orus
Chief Investment Officer at Principalium Capital


Alex has spent the last 25 years of his career working within the asset management industry. Prior to starting Principalium, Mr. Orus founded a CTA called 'Blue Diamond Asset Management AG' where he acted as the Chief Investment Offcier & Managing Partner.

At the height of Blue Diamond's operations the firm had approximately USD 50 million under management. He established several investment strategies in the areas of momentum (CTA), fundamental valuation (Global Macro) and volatility (VIX).

Prior to establishing Blue Diamond he was Managing Director of GMO in Europe and Managing Director of State Street Global Advisors AG, Switzerland.

He started his career at Accenture in the information technology and capital markets area as a general business technology consultant. Mr. Orus has a degree in Economics from the University of Connecticut, USA.

Agenda Sessions

  • Judges' opening discussion: Top 5 ingredients Allocators are looking for

  • The launch project – Pre-launch priorities & post-launch consolidation