Kari Vantanen


Kari Vatanen

Head of Cross Asset derivative strategies and allocation, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company

Kari Vatanen works as a Head of Cross Asset derivative strategies and allocation at Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company. During the recent years, he has developed and managed both systematic investment strategies and discretionary macro strategies for equity markets, bonds, FX and commodities. In the past Kari has been responsible of investment risk management and has worked in the investment management industry since 2000. He has received MSc in Engineering Mathematics from Helsinki University of Technology and MA in Philosophy from University of Helsinki. He is a CFA Charterholder and also holds the Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification.