Alpha Point Capital is made up of a unique team of traders, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists. All our distribution is done in-house, to ensure we deliver the highest quality experience to our investors.
As CEO and Fund Manager, Rabbi has had more than 10 years of experience in trading, risk management and market-making. After graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance and Economics from Macquarie University, he started his career managing the currency risk of corporate clients as a Corporate FX Dealer. He then went on to set up and run the institutional trading desk at Bit Trade in his capacity of Head of Trading which was subsequently acquired by Kraken. Most recently, Rabbi, in his role as Chief Investment Officer, headed research and investments at Fortem Wealth, a national share advisory firm in Sydney. Throughout his career, he has been developing and fine-tuning technical and statistical trading models that are currently being deployed at Alpha Point Capital.
Anthony has been involved in the financial services, asset management and alternative investment industry since 2000. Based in the Cayman Islands, he has travelled extensively and conducted business in major financial hubs across the globe. Anthony founded Incu Global Ltd, a global multi-family office and fund incubation platform. Prior to this, he was a Managing Director at Apex Investment Consulting & Fund Services, an independent and privately-owned fund advisory firm. At the time of his exit, Apex was working with over 1200 funds globally, which altogether had an estimated USD40b in assets under management.
Anthony has over 20 years of experience in roles across asset management and board directorship. His early years began at New York’s Credit Suisse and Hong Kong’s TPG Capital covering Australia, New Zealand and Greater China, followed by Gandhara Capital, a US$3b hedge fund. In 2009, he founded his own hedge fund, Pangu Capital Limited as a Type 9 Responsible Officer, and CEO, Risk, Compliance and Portfolio Manager. After 6 years, he joined London’s Visium Asset Management as Portfolio Manager. In 2017, he became Head of Global Equities at a Singapore-based family office, before joining Solas in 2019.
As the head of Quantitative Development at Alpha Point Capital, Darran oversees the firm’s technology and operations function and heads up the development of strategy algorithms at the firm. Prior to joining Alpha Point Capital, Darran spent 2 years as a Web Developer before delving into Penetration Testing, where he has conducted countless security assessments and secure code reviews on IT systems for global clients over the space of 5 years. Darran currently holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Adelaide and a Master of Management and Finance from the University of Melbourne.
Alireza attained his PhD in physical chemistry in 2018. In 2015 he was awarded the IPRS scholarship by the Australian government. During this time, he has worked and collaborated on several scientific projects where he employed his mathematical and statistical knowledge to solve complex challenges ranging from classical to quantum mechanical problems. He has also used Machine Learning techniques to turn data into the scientific interpretation. Alireza's work has been cited and published in several prestigious national and international journals, such as the Advances in Materials Science and Engineering Journal.
Wei Hong is a self-motivated problem solver tackling some of the most difficult challenges in the financial markets.
He has a strong scientific background having graduated from the University of New South Wales with a high-distinction average in his Bachelor of Computer Science. Additionally, he received the 2017 Faculty of Engineering Dean’s Award and the 2016 Atlassian COMP1927 Prize for developing complex algorithms that put his extensive scientific knowledge into practice.
As a Quantitative Researcher, Zhizhong applies cutting edge theories and technologies from mathematics, Statistical Learning, data science and Signal Processing to the financial markets. Prior to joining Alpha Point Capital, Zhizhong had experience analysing portfolio risk and performance at Victorian Funds Management Corporation. He also spent 3 years as an Image & Signal Processing Engineer and 4 years doing research in Image Retrieval and Compression. Zhizhong holds a Masters by Research in Computer Vision from the University of Sheffield, a Masters of Financial Mathematics from Monash University and a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Southeast University.
Kiarash works as a quantitative researcher applying his diverse skillset and perspectives acquired during his study of Biomedical Engineering and Commerce majoring in Finance at the University of Sydney. A proven record of accomplishment spanning his placement on the Dean’s List for Academic Excellence to ranking 10th in NSW for HSC Economics makes him eager to excel at Alpha Point Capital. Kiarash studied Machine Learning at the prestigious Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and now applies his knowledge to the development of our sophisticated models. Financial market modelling poses many obstacles and challenges which is where his engineering and problem-solving acumen is leveraged. He has researched microfluidics to better understand blood clot formation and has been published in prestigious academic journals for this work.
Usman graduated in 2020 with a Bachelor of Economics in Economics and Statistics from the University of Sydney. He has undertaken the Economics School's prestigious Honours program where he completed his thesis in applying Machine Learning modelling to forecasting the Australian Macroeconomy. Usman has a strong passion and ability for programming developed while taking programming electives early on in his University career and has numerous passion projects under his belt. Usmans passion and interest in Computing as well as his training in Economics and Statistics give him a unique skillset when it comes to implementing financial models.
Equipped and in-tune with financial markets, Jacob draws upon his experience in funds and portfolio management, having successfully managed and serviced high net worth individuals over many years. He also has extensive experience managing a trading floor at a share advisory firm in Sydney. Jacob has completed a Bachelor of Business, majoring in finance and accounting. He also holds a RG146 Qualification, enabling him to provide general advice on equities and derivatives. Jacob is interested in the area of corporate finance and the start-ups sphere. He is also quite the avid golfer.
Rounded, aware, and disciplined. Aidan has a diverse background, originally studying a double Bachelor of Law and Economics. He draws upon his expertise of the Law to help international and domestic investors understand the legalities of financial markets and products. Then his time spent managing funds at share advisory in Sydney, combined with his economics degree means he has great experience tracking and forecasting the macro movements of domestic and international economies. Before Alpha Point, Aidan was on the dealing floor of a Forex company, which assisted importers and exporters managing their Forex risks. Which means Aidan brings a wealth of experience within the Forex market and holds his RG146 Foreign Exchange qualification, allowing him to provide general advice on the Forex Market. On top of this Aidan holds his RG146 in General Securities and managed funds, allowing him to provide general advice on Equities.
Lachlan works as the Business Development Manager applying his expertise and skills acquired through his double major in Economics and Finance at the University of Wollongong. He draws from his years in funds and portfolio management, having successfully managed and serviced affluent individuals over many years. He also has extensive experience managing a trading floor at a share advisory firm in Sydney. He holds an RG146 Qualification, enabling him to provide general advice on equities and derivatives. Lachlan has been a part of two startup companies that now have a global client in the media space. He also is an avid skier and has been a member of a Private Ski lodge for 21 years.
Harold has many years of experience trading in futures and FX markets, with a particular focus on identifying and exploiting global macro trends. Having had stockbroking and business development roles in the past, Harold prides himself on his honesty and integrity and is well equipped to service clients and build long-lasting relationships with investors. Harold holds a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, majoring in business administration. His passion for finance will bring value to the Alpha Point Capital team and its investors.