Visiting Ph.D. student / scholar (2021)
New York University, USA
Finance and Risk Engineering Department
Host: Professor Peter Carr

Ph.D. in Finance  (2019 - Present)
Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany

M.Sc. in Finance & Information Management (2013 - 2015)
Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Visiting student (2011)
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Finance & Economics Department

B.Sc. in International Finance (2009 - 2013)
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Working Experience

Quantitative Portfolio Manager (2016 - Present)
Deka Investments GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Team: Quantitative Alternative Strategies

Student Employee (2013 and 2015)
Allianz Global Investors GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Team: Global Economics & Portfolio Strategy

Intern (2012)
Allianz Global Investors GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Team: Multi-Asset & Multi-Strategy

Research Interests

Risk Premia, Quantitative Finance, Derivatives, Volatility, Option-Implied Information, Financial Econometrics, Machine Learning and Portfolio Optimization

Programming Languages


Other Software

Bloomberg, Microsoft SQL Server, Refinitiv Eikon & Datastream, MS Office, LaTeX


German (Native), Kurdish (Native), English (Fluent)