Berkan Sesen, Executive Director, is a research analyst and portfolio manager in the Quantitative Beta Strategies group, based in London. Berkan holds a doctorate in Artificial Intelligence from The University of Oxford and specialises in machine learning & statistical inference. Prior to his academic endeavours, he worked as a business analyst and mathematical consultant. Before joining JPMAM, he worked as a quantitative analyst in the Algorithmic Trading team at Citigroup for 4 years, where he supervised a small team with the mandate to build/maintain machine-learning based models to assist algorithmic trading and electronic market-making. In addition, he co-led the data analytics working group within the Markets Quantitative Analysis department in Citigroup. He also holds a M.Sc. with Distinction in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Oxford.