Dr. Amine Jalal is currently Chief Investment Development Officer at Qatar Free Zones Authority. Prior to that, he was a Director at Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) within the Financial Institutions portfolio department.
Previously to his role at QIA, Amine was Executive Director in Equity Derivatives trading at Goldman Sachs in London. Amine is Doctor of Philosophy in Finance from the University of Lausanne. He also holds a Master of Science in Mathematics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL).
Dr. Amine expertise in investment is also reflected by his research publications in leading academic journals. His articles entitled “Predicting tail-related risk measures: The consequences of using GARCH filters for non-GARCH data” and “Dynamic Option-Based Strategies under Downside loss Aversion” have been respectively published in the Journal of Empirical Finance and the Journal of Risk.