Bernd has more than 20 years experience managing quantitative investment strategies on a global basis. Prior to founding GSI, Bernd was an asset manager for GSA Capital in London, focusing on quantitative equity research and portfolio management. Before that, Bernd was head of international quantitative equity research at Goldman Sachs Asset Management in New York.

Bernd believes that a scientific, academically grounded and sustainable approach to investment management produces optimal long-term results both for investors and for society as a whole.

Bernd has co-authored numerous papers and has presented widely on systematic investment strategies. He is also a referee for the Financial Analysts Journal and has acted as an expert witness in several US class action lawsuits involving major pension plan sponsors. Bernd holds a CFA designation and has a PhD in Finance from London Business School.