Alex Popovici is the Head of Quantitative Trading at TLP Investment Group, where he is responsible for designing and implementing statistical arbitrage strategies on equity markets. Prior to joining the TLP Group, Mr. Popovici held various quantitative research & portfolio management positions with Pine River Capital in New York, Citadel Investment Group in Chicago and London and Deutsche Bank in London. Mr. Popovici has 15+ years of experience in the hedge fund industry, with focus on quantitative modeling of financial markets, statistical arbitrage strategies & quantitative risk management. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the University of Bonn (Germany) and a Masters in Math. Finance degree from the University of Paris 6 (France).