Dr. Christian Adler is the co-founder of Astra Asset Management UK Limited. Dr Adler is a member of the Investment Management Team, and the Risk Committee and is responsible for managing the overall portfolio risk of Astra’s investments. Christian has over 20 years’ experience in the credit markets, with 14 years spent at Deutsche Bank in London, New York and Frankfurt. Within DB’s Global Credit Trading department Christian was a senior trader managing a multi-billion-dollar CDO/ABS book. In addition to hedging and risk managing a portfolio of structured credit products consisting of cash as well as synthetic positions in ABS and leveraged loans, he was responsible for identifying relative value opportunities including long/short strategies and capital structure arbitrage in ABS.
Dr Adler holds a PhD in Mathematics and an MSc in Physics from Hamburg University.