Welcome to the quant finance blog from the Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF). Explore the below articles to find out more about quantitative finance and careers.
CQF alumnus, Victor Acevedo, is a Lead Data Scientist Banco de Credito del Peru (BCP). We caught up with Victor to find out more about a typical working day in his current role.
Since 2003, the CQF has been chosen by over 8,000 alumni and current delegates to gain cutting-edge quant finance and machine learning skills. As we celebrate 20 years, we look back at some key milestones.
CQF alumnus, Jose Pedro Melo, is a Senior ALM Trader for Itaú in Santiago, Chile. We caught up with Jose to find out more about a typical working day in his current role.
CQF alumnus, Philip Breen, is a Lead Software Engineer in the Front Office Investment Group at T Rowe Price. We caught up with Philip to find out more about a typical working day in his current role.
Our new CQF Graduate Careers report celebrates where our newest graduates work, what they do, and how the CQF impacted their careers.
We spoke to CQF delegate, Karoline Hartzell, about her typical working day as a Quant Advisor for Pexapark.
Zacharie Guibert won the CQF Institute Award for the January 2022 CQF cohort. He shares his career journey to date.
Shaun won the First in Class Award for the January 2022 CQF cohort. He explains why he chose the CQF and shares his career journey.
Discover what Risk Managers do, where they work, the skills they need, the best Risk Management training programs available, and how you can find out more.
The CQF is excited to introduce a new cohort of graduates. This is the 39th cohort of graduates to complete the program.
CQF alumnus, Alok Jadhav, is a Quantitative Developer at y-intercept in Hong Kong. We caught up with Alok to find out more about a typical working day in his current role.
Financial engineering is an interdisciplinary branch of the investment industry that makes use of a range of tools to conduct quantitative analysis on the financial markets. Find out more about how to start a career in this field.
What is Machine Learning? Find out and explore some of the key types of Machine Learning and how they are applied in quantitative finance.
Quantitative finance arose in the mid to late 20th century as the financial markets evolved, however, key models and theories appeared even earlier. Explore an outline of the key quant finance milestones.
CQF alumnus, Michael Althof gave a recent talk on ‘A Day in the Life of a Portfolio Manager’ – discover what he had to say about this career.
Discover what quantitative analysts do, where they work, the skills they need, the best quantitative analyst training programs available, and how you can find out more.
Discover what quantitative developers do, where they work, the skills they need, the best quantitative developer training programs available, and how you can find out more.
Gain insights into careers in quantitative finance and explore the key career paths within this growing sector.
Kan Liu won the First in Class Award for the June 2021 cohort. He explains why he chose the CQF and shares his ambitions for the future.
Data science has emerged as a leading career path across many sectors, including quant finance. Find out more about how data science is used in quant finance, data science courses, and careers.
Congratulations to the latest CQF graduates. This is the 38th cohort of students to complete the program and a fantastic achievement.
As an algorithm engineer at one of China’s largest fintech companies, Ru Ding uses big data and AI to understand financial users and assets. We spoke to Ru to learn about life as a quant in Beijing.
Spencer Cavallo won the January 2021 CQF Institute Award for best final project. Find out more about his CQF experience.
Explore five key reasons why the CQF is the largest professional quant qualification in the world and why thousands of professionals have chosen the program to learn essential quant skills.
Julio Sánchez won First in Class for the January 2021 CQF cohort. He explains why he chose the CQF and his ambitions for the future.
The story of FinTech in the financial markets reaches far back into market history, but the scope and pace of the evolution taking place today is exciting. Find out more in this article.
The Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF) is excited to introduce a new cohort of graduates.
There has been a lot of talk about quantum computing, but what is it, how does it fit into quant finance, and what do experts say about it?
As global financial markets become more complex, discover how the the CQF could help you refresh your skills and progress your career.
Almost 15 years ago, David Feng Xue took the plunge and transitioned into financial derivatives, quantitative modelling, and trading. We spoke to David to find out about his life as a quant in Singapore.
The use of advanced tech in finance is as old as the markets themselves, but over recent years, interest in machine learning has grown.
With a varied career as a quant, Arijit Das moved two years ago to the sell side to oversee model validation & model risk (MRM) at a leading US bank. We spoke to Arijit to find out about his life as a quant in Mumbai.
Explore how Machine Learning is used for Risk Management and discover more about how it works.
The Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF) is proud to introduce the largest cohort of CQF graduates to date.