Alex joined Acadian in 2012. His primary focus is to oversee Acadian's long/short equity strategies. Previously, Alex was a senior portfolio manager at Gartmore Investment Management in London and Boston, where he focused on long/short funds while co-managing a global active book of business of $3 billion. Alex was also the product architect behind Gartmore’s next generation of quantitative models. Prior to Gartmore, he was a quantitative developer, working for Putnam Investments through a contract with Keane Canada. Alex obtained his M.Sc. in software engineering from the Minsk Radio Engineering Institute.