Tatjana Puhan

managing director and deputy chief investment officer, TOBAM

Tatjana Puhan is managing director and deputy chief investment officer at TOBAM, where she leads the investment teams and contributes to the development of TOBAM’s established Maximum Diversification® strategies across equities, multi-asset and fixed income asset classes.

Prior to joining TOBAM, Tatjana was head of equity and asset allocation for Third Party Asset Management of Swiss Life Asset Management. In this role, she was responsible for a number of the company’s flagship strategies, most notably its investment solutions utilizing systematic and proprietary quantitative approaches, as well as contributing to Swiss Life Asset Managers’ asset allocation and equity research initiatives. Tatjana has more than 15 years’ investment experience, worked at a number of leading asset management firms and private banking businesses while also bringing a strong academic and research background.

Tatjana holds a master’s degree in Finance and Business Administration from the University of Hamburg, and gained her Ph.D. in Finance from the Swiss Financial Institute at the University of Zurich, with research fellow appointments at the University of Zurich, the Kellogg Business School at Northwestern University and the University of Hamburg. She is a lecturer in finance at the University of Mannheim and an associated researcher of the Hamburg Financial Research Center.