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Barry Schachter CRO at Cinctive Capital


Most recently, Barry Schachter was at Light Sky Macro, where he was Chief Risk Officer and founding Partner.  From 2000-2015, Barry led the risk management teams at Caxton Associates, SAC Capital, Balyasny, Moore Capital, Woodbine Capital, and 40 North Management. After completing his Ph.D. thesis in 1982, he worked at Simon Fraser University (BC Canada).  He left academia in 1990 for government service at the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the US Comptroller of the Currency.  In 1997 he joined Chase Manhattan bank.  He is a fellow of the MSc. Program in Mathematics in Finance at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and he is a research associate at EDHEC Business School (Nice, France). He is a member of the advisory board of the International Association for Quantitative Finance (IAQF), and a former board member of IAQF and the Professional Risk Managers Int’l Assoc.  He received a PhD in economics from Cornell University.

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