Stefan Zohren

Deputy Director, Oxford-Man Institute
University of Oxford


Stefan Zohren is a principal quant at Man Group’s Central Trading division, where he is responsible for execution research across all derivatives traded by the company, including futures and FX. Much of his research leverages modern machine learning techniques and involves close collaboration with Man Group’s investment engines. Stefan has worked with Man Group’s central trading division since 2018, first as an external scientific advisor, and then transitioning to his current role in early 2020.

Stefan also serves as a faculty member and deputy director of the Oxford-Man Institute at the University of Oxford, where his research is focused on machine learning in finance, including deep learning, reinforcement learning, network and NLP approaches, as well as early use cases of quantum computing. Before that he worked as a quantitative strategist at two leading high-frequency trading firms.

Stefan holds a PhD in Mathematical Physics from Imperial College.