Alexander Ineichen, CFA
Alexander Ineichen is founder of Ineichen Research and Management AG, a research firm founded in 2009 focusing on risk management, absolute returns and thematic investing. Alexander started his financial career in derivatives brokerage and origination of risk management products at Swiss Bank Corporation in 1988. From 1991 to 2005 he had various research functions with the UBS Investment Bank both in Zurich and London. From 2005 he was Senior Investment Office with Alternative Investment Solutions, a fund of hedge funds within UBS Global Asset Management and in 2009 he was Head of Industry Research for the hedge fund platform at UBS Global Asset Management. Alexander is the author of several research publications and has also written several research pieces pertaining to equity derivatives and hedge funds including AIMA’s Roadmap to Hedge Funds (2008 and 2012) which also has been translated into Chinese and at the time was the most often downloaded document from their website. Alexander holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Major in General Management from the University of Applied Sciences in Business Administration Zürich (HWZ) in Switzerland. Alexander also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations and is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM). He is on the Board of Directors of the CAIA Association and is a member of the AIMA Research Committee.