Vinko is a Quantitative Strategist in our Quant team . His key responsibilities include portfolio construction, researching and developing new models to enhance alpha and, helping to maintain a suite of quantitative models for the Global Quantitative Portfolio.
Before joining Kiwi Invest, Vinko was the Quantitative Analyst at Fisher Funds Management in Auckland. There, he helped to construct and manage an international quantitative equity portfolio and assisted in creating models to drive tactical asset allocation decisions.
Vinko has an interest in the application of machine learning techniques to financial markets and in developing alternative datasets to track macroeconomic activity.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, double majoring in Economics and Finance from the University of Otago. Vinko has passed CFA Level Two, and plans to sit the final level next year.