Dr Lars Jaeger is Head of Alternative Risk Premia at GAM. He is responsible for risk premium research and portfolio construction of approximately USD 2.7 billion of institutional client assets.
Prior to joining GAM in November 2014, Lars Jaeger was founding partner and Chief Executive Officer of Alternative Beta Partners AG. Prior to that, he was a partner in Partners Group for approximately 10 years, where he was responsible for the hedge fund business and initiated the alternative beta business. Dr. Lars Jaeger is considered a global pioneer in the asset class of alternative risk premiums.
He is CFA charterholder, Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and author of numerous early academic papers and well-known books on alternative risk premiums. He holds a PhD in theoretical physics from the Max Planck Institute for Physics of Complex Systems in Dresden and a Master's degree in physics from the University of Bonn. He is based in Zurich.