Jan-Alexander Posth holds a PhD in theoretical physics from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf. He is senior lecturer for “Banking Management” (BSc Banking and Finance), for Operational Risk Management (MSc Banking and Finance) and for “Systematic Strategies and Hedge Funds” (MSc Banking and Finance) at the ZHAW School of Management and Law. He has more than 12 years’ professional track record in the financial services industry, where he gained extensive expertise in credit, interest rates and equities. Starting at Deutsche Postbank in the structured credit business, he moved on to Landesbank Baden-Württemberg where he built up the quant infrastructure for the structured credit trading division and led the fund derivatives trading desk. Joining STOXX Ltd. in 2012, Jan-Alexander Posth was responsible for the development of smart-beta equity indices and multi-factor models before becoming Head of Research and Portfolio Management at Tom Capital AG in 2015.