René is CEO and CIO of Ecamos. Developing systematic trading tools since the age of 16, he started his career in 1989 at Credit Suisse before leaving the bank at the age of 24 to study economics and finance at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. While still at University, he developed an equity trading program with which he advised assets for two Swiss pension funds. Subsequently he was the advisor of two equity funds of the Liechtensteinische Landesbank LLB. In 2004 he then founded Ecamos, initially focusing on advisory mandates before launching the ecamos Core Fund in 2011.