Master of the quant: The man behind FQS

Ex-Renaissance Technologies MD Robert Frey on how he balances running a global FoHF business with a passion for bringing through the next generation of quant talent


In 2004, Dr Robert Frey left Renaissance Technologies, a firm that has become synonymous with the quant hedge fund, having served as managing director for 12 years. From joining James Simons’ firm in 1992, Frey watched it grow from a $110m hedge fund, into a $5bn quant giant (it has