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Artur Sepp
Director of Research at Quantica Capital AG


Artur Sepp is Director of Research at Quantica Capital AG in Zurich focusing on systematic data-driven trading strategies. Prior to this, Artur worked at Julius Baer in Zurich as Senior Quant Strategist developing algorithmic solutions and strategies for the wealth management and portfolio advisory. Before, Artur has worked in leading roles as a Front Office Quant Strategist for equity and credit derivatives trading at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London and Merrill Lynch in New York since 2006. Artur’s research area and expertise are on econometric data analysis, statistical machine learning, and computational methods with their applications for quantitative trading strategies and asset allocation. He is the author and co-author of several research articles on quantitative finance published in key journals and he is known for his contributions to stochastic volatility and credit risk modelling. Artur has a PhD in Statistics from University of Tartu, an MSc in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University, and a BA in Mathematical Economics from Tallinn University of Technology. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Computational Finance.

Agenda Sessions

  • Diversification of portfolio tail risk using the convexity of trend-following strategies