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    Patrik Edsparr

    PhD ’94

     

    Patrik Edsparr has over 20 years of direct finance and investment management experienceHe has spent most of his professional career at JP Morgan Chase & Co., running and building the Principal Investments and Proprietary Trading Division. At JP Morgan, his investing activities included a number of distressed and special-situations investments across Europe, Asia and North America. Patrik was a long-serving member of the Executive Committee and the Investment Bank’s Management Committee. In addition, he served on the Capital and Risk Committees. Previous roles at JP Morgan include Co-head of North American Markets (2004–2006) and Global Co-head of Fixed Income (2006–2008).

    In 2008 Patrik joined Citadel Investment Group as the Global Head of Fixed Income and CEO of Citadel Europe. From 2010-2011, he spent a year as Visiting Fellow at the Bank of England providing advice on a variety of market-structure and capital issues.

    Patrik holds a PhD in Financial Economics from MIT, where he was a Fulbright Scholar. He received a BA from Uppsala University, an MSc in Applied Mathematics from the Royal Institute of Technology, and an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics.

    He was a lieutenant in the Swedish Army, where he served at the Swedish Defence Language School.