FX people moves: Citi goes nuclear with quant hire
Citi have hired Sebastian del Bano as head quant in the FX and local markets division. del Bano began his markets career at RBS, where he became head of FX and equity quantitative research. He moved to Nomura and then back to RBS, where he was involved in quantitative trading.
del Bano is a pure mathematician with impressive academic credentials. Before forsaking academia for Mammon he worked for the Max Planck Institute fuer Mathematik, the Tata Institute for Fundamental Research in Nuclear Sciences and the Atomic Energy Agency.