Meet Some of Our Alums

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Sara Angrist '07
Director, Capital Interpretation and Analysis Team (CIAT), CitiGroup Global Risk Management

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Sara worked in Fixed Income Quantitative Research at Salomon Brothers during her early career, beginning the Math Finance program part-time in 2003. In 2004, she moved to Citibank in Fixed Income In-Business Risk, later moving to Consumer and Treasury Market Risk and in 2015 to Director, Global Consumer Mortgages and Real Estate Risk. She assumed her current role in May of this year.

 

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Benoit Bosc '05
Oil Trader, Goldman Sachs

A native of France, Benoit graduated from the École Polytechnique, Paris, in 2004. He was an interest rate strategist at Goldman Sachs for three years before becoming interested in oil trading. He was at Barclays for three years and returned to Goldman in 2011.

 

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Geoff Duncombe '05
Chief Investment Officer, Two Sigma Advisors, LP

After graduating with honors in Mathematics from Penn State University, Geoff spent two years as a Mergers & Acquisitions Analyst at Wasserstein Perella, then moved to Goldman Sachs as a Portfolio Manager. He joined Two Sigma as a Managing Director in 2008 and became Chief Investment Officer in the spring of 2016.

 

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Socrates Ioannidis '02
Senior Vice President, Audit MRM, Bank of America

Socrates graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and earned a PhD in Chemical Engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology. He was in the first cohort of students in the Math Finance program at NYU and joined Hyman Beck & Co. upon graduation, where he remained for fourteen years. In 2015, he joined Bank of America as Senior Vice President in their Audit MRM group.

 

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Julien Prado '08
Index Exotics & Global Macro Trader, J.P. Morgan

Julien, who attended the École Centrale, Nantes, in Engineering, and the École Centrale, Paris, in Applied Math, joined J.P. Morgan as an intern while a student in the Math Finance program, and has remained there as a trader in various fields - structured credit, equity derivatives, single stock exotics, and currently index exotics - since earning his Master’s.

 

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Adrian Vesval '02
Founding Partner and Portfolio Manager, Kepos Capital, LP

Adrien came to Courant from the École Polytechnique in Paris, where he had earned his diploma in Engineering and Mathematics. He landed an internship at Goldman Sachs and returned there upon graduation. He was a portfolio manager for Goldman’s Global Asset hedge fund from 2002 to 2010, when he joined his boss and several colleagues in founding Kepos Capital.