HSBC Global Asset Management has appointed Ban Zheng as Head of Data Science within its Multi-Asset Research and Development team.

Based in Paris, Zheng will be responsible for the development of quantitative strategies and the application of data science for portfolio management, with a focus on Multi-Asset Style Factors strategies. He will report to Guillaume Rabault, CIO at HSBC Global Asset Management France.
Zheng joins from Lyxor Asset Management where he was Senior Quantitative Researcher. Prior to that, he spent four years at Natixis as a Quantitative Researcher in the Corporate and Investment Banking team. Zheng is also a research fellow and lecturer at École Polytechnique in France and Central University of Finance and Economics in China.

Source: Wealth Adviser (read full article here).