Dietmar Peetz, PhD

Head Portfolio Management


Career: Dietmar joined SIMAG® in January 2018 after having worked as Head of Systematic Return at Credit Suisse. Prior to joining Credit Suisse in 2003 as a Senior Equity and Convertible Bond Portfolio Manager he was a Senior Portfolio Manager and Member of the Investment Committee at FVS AG, Germany’s largest independent asset manager. Between 1994 and 2000 Dietmar worked in the wealth management department and then as a proprietary trader for Fixed Income Derivatives in the treasury department of Savings and Commercial Bank of Cologne, Germany. He is Co-Founder and Chairman of Swiss Think Tank IFARA – Institute for Applied Risk Management, a non-profit, non-partisan, interdisciplinary research organization devoted to serving the public.

Education & qualifications: Dietmar holds a Diploma in Finance from the University of Applied Sciences Cologne and a Master’s degree in Banking and Finance from the ICMA Centre, Henley Business School, University of Reading. He earned his PhD from University of Kassel in 2007 with a thesis on systematic strategies and financial market instabilities. Since 2008 he has given numerous lectures on macrosociology and sociocybernetics.