Francois Oustry leads a team that is responsible for dynamic hedging and quantitiative investment solutions. His team develops explainable systematic models to provide hedging and alpha strategies in FX and commodities. As Head of Innovation, Francois is also leading several initiatives related to technology, products and creative decision-making processes within the firm.
Prior to joining Millennium Global, Francois Oustry was CEO of Raise Partner, a FinTech company which he founded in 2001 providing risk analytics and portfolio optimization solutions to Hedge Funds, Institutional Investors and Private Banks worldwide. Francois began his career in 1998 at New York University (Courant Institute) in the US and then INRIA (French National Institute for computer science and applied mathematics) in France as a researcher.
François completed his PHD in Applied Mathematics and Robust Control at University Paris 1 – La Sorbonne and INRIA funded by the French Ministry of Defense (DGA). Francois graduated from ENSTA Paris Tech. He is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK.