Meet Our Team

Here you can see our team at Quadriga Asset Management
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Jacob Bauer
Chief Executive Officer
Jacob is CEO of Quadriga Asset Management, having stepped down as Co-Head of Investment Banking Division at UBS at the end of 2006.

He was previously Co-Head of High Yield & Leveraged Loan Business and then Global Head of the Financing Group over a 10 year period at UBS New York and Austria offices.

Jacob has a BSc (Hons 1st Class) in Econometrics and Quantitative Economics from ETH Zurich, and a Master of Business Administration from UCLA.
Lars Keller
Chief Operating Officer
Lars was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer in 2014. With 15 years’ experience in Operations and Human Resources, Lars has a deep knowledge of all aspects of Operations and has a successful track record of delivery in fast paced and dynamic organisations, looking to expand into other regions.

Lars is based in our London Office and is responsible for leading and overseeing Quadriga’s operational policies, rules, initiatives, and goals. He helps the organisation execute long-term and short-term plans and directives by implementing judgement, vision, management, and leadership.

Prior to QAM, Lars has held Leadership roles at in Global Data, Engineering and High Tech Companies such as Equifax and Raytheon.
George Silars
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
George was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in October 2017 and he is responsible for managing the Group's finances, including financial planning, management of financial risks and financial reporting.

He joined QAM from BlackRock in 2012 and has since held senior Finance and Commercial positions within the organisation.

George is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has a degree in Finance and Economics from the university of Warwick.
Léonie Weiss
Executive Vice President and Head of Compliance EMEA
Léonie joined Quadriga in February 2014 and is based at our head office in Austria but also travels back and forth from our London office weekly. She has complete oversight over all regulatory Compliance matters across QAM and the management of Risk through the Global Risk and Control Framework.

She also takes responsibility for our risk management methodology and for driving this throughout the business.

Having worked in financial services for more than 15 years, Léonie began her career at Diageo, before joining AEGON, where she worked for 10 years. There, she was responsible for all aspects of compliance, for the insurance companies and distribution firms within the group, as well as being accountable for building and maintaining a strong working relationship with the Financial Market Authority Austria and the Financial Conduct Authority.
Louise Clayton
Head of Human Capital Management EMEA
Louise became Quadriga's head of human capital management for EMEA in 2015. She joined QAM in 2012 as head of reward and administration at our London office. Prior to that, she has held various human resources roles during her career which now spans over 12 years at UBS Asset Management, J&W Seligman and Smith Barney. Louise holds a bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York College at Oneonta.
Niklas Lindner
Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff
Niklas has been part of Quadriga since inception in 1995. He works solely out of our Austria head office and was appointed as Chief of Staff in 2002. Since his appointment he has played an integral role in assisting the CEO and other members of the senior management team. Niklas also works very closely with our head of human capital management to ensure all staff issues are addressed properly, efficiently and judiciously, and keep track of progress until resolved.

Niklas holds an honors degree in Electronic Engineering
Alastair Irvine
Head of Portfolio Management
Alistair has been head of portfolio management since he joined Quadriga in 2014, he has complete oversight and is the ultimate decision maker in deciding the overall structure of all our investment funds. He works very closely with our fund management team in advising how to best manage individual clients investment goals and risk profiles. Previously before joining QAM Alistair was head of equities with Westpac Banking Corporation where he spent 9 years. Where he had overall responsibility for A$1.5 Billion of assets of under management.

Alistair graduated from Queens’ College, Cambridge University with a BA (Hons) in Economics and holds the Securities Institute Diploma.
Alexander Gruber
Fund Manager, Growth & Income and Technology
Alexander joined Quadriga in February 2012. He is the fund manager of our Growth & Income fund but also co-manages our global technology fund alongside Mikel Haarland. He is based out of our head office Austria and prior to joining QAM, Alexander worked at Macquarie Investment Management Austria Kapitalanlage AG as fund manager for the Macquarie MS Equities Emerging Markets. He has also held roles at Société Generale and Morgan Stanley.

Alexander has a degree in Economics from the University of Vienna.
Mikel Haarland
Fund Manager, Technology and World Resources
Mikal joined in 2016 and is fund manager of Quadriga World Resources Equity Fund and co-fund manager of QAMs Global Technology Fund. He works out of our London office and manages an exceptionally large Middle Eastern client base. Before joining QAM, Mikel worked as MENA (middle east and africa) head of FX and CFDs for ADS Securities where he spending 5 years. He then transitioned over to equities and has since grown the AUM of our World Resources and Tech funds by 45% year on year.

Along with the significant growth in AUM, Mikel has been instrumental in developing strategies which have been achieving a greater than 20% return per annum. Mikel has a degree in Mathematics from the University of Oxford and has a Msc in Financial Mathematics from the London School of Economics.
Gordon Chatfield
Chief Analyst
Gordon joined Quadriga in 2003 as Chief Analyst and was originally based at our head office in Austria. In 2016 he moved to London to spearhead our EMEA expansion. During his time at QAM Gordon has established the Quadriga EMEA Funds Team, who work very closely with Alistair our head of portfolio management to implement good corporate governance and risk management.

Gordon started his career at Erste Group as Credit Analyst, Fixed Income and worked his way up to become Head of Strategy, European Growth. After a 5 year spell at Erste Group Gordon moved to UBS Wealth Management Austria as Head of Strategy Multi Asset. Gordon has a degree in History from Cambridge University.


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