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School of Economics and Finance

Jesse McDougall


Visiting Lecturer



Jesse McDougall is a Visiting Lecturer of Finance at QMUL. She is the co-founder of Palomar, a hedge fund operating a proprietary, quantitatively-driven asset management strategy. She worked for 5 years at Barclays Capital in their Equity Derivatives Proprietary Trading team, researching and trading a variety of alpha strategies including long/short, event-driven and quantitative futures trading.  In a prior role, Jesse worked in Corporate Finance Advisory with Bank of Montreal, advising large-cap Canadian companies on mergers and capital raising strategies. Jesse’s research interests are focused in the equities and equity derivatives space, on tradeable market anomalies and behavioural finance. She studied Mathematics and Finance at McGill University in her undergraduate degree (Great Distinction) and completed a Master's in Finance at London Business School (Distinction).


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