Individual instututions are struggling to maintain their edge over time with only 2.3% able to stay on the top quartile of performers for three years running.
Alphas decay at different rates, so one needs to find and exploit them as quickly as possible.
Dr. Ana Cukic is a fund manager, Board Advisor and a FinTech entrepreneur combining structured, fundamental and unstructured data analysis with Machine Learning. Dr. Cukic led the portfolio construction at UBS Wealth Management with a discretionary mandate of Eur 5-40bn and the multi-asset group at Insight Investment, Bank of America. She has a doctorate degree in Financial Economics from Imperial College, London and frequently appears in the media as an investment expert on Bloomberg, BBC, CNN, CNBC.
Ana was a Non-Executive Board Director of Standard Life Aberdeen from 2005-2015 where she engaged in frequent due diligence trips with Companies, Governments and Sovereign Wealth Funds in Asia. Ana was managing award winning Global Macro and CTA Funds.
She won numerous fund management awards and was included in Power 100 Women celebrating the Square Mile most inspirational women among other Women in Finance and Hedge Fund Awards. Ana is on Advisory Boards of Imperial College Business School and Baptist University of Hong Kong.