|WATCH: Author Bob Swarup Discusses the History of Financial Crises & His Outlook for Managed Futures on MarketsWiki.tv (August 2012)|
Bob Swarup is a partner at Pension Corporation, a U.K.-based pension buyout firm, where he oversees alternatives, the risk function and the thought leadership program. Previously, he was at a hedge fund for london-based funds. He is closely involved in both the alternatives community and the wider financial industry. Swarup also does freelance work for media company Amarendra Swarup. 
Swarup started at Altedge Capital in 2004 before becoming a partner at Pension in 2007. Swarup is a CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) charter-holder and sits on the CAIA examinations council, the editorial board of AllAboutAlpha.com, and the Association of British Insurers. He has written extensively for a range of media and academic publications on diverse topics including alternatives, cosmology, macroeconomic issues, pensions, asset–liability management, and risk management. Most noteablty QFINANCE, a collection essays on all aspects of global finance by academics, policymakers and practitioners across the world. He is currently a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and is writing a book on financial crises to be published in 2012. 
He is currently a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics, where he oversees Pensions Tomorrow, a research initiative looking into the economic, sociopolitical, and financial aspects of pensions and longevity. Swarup sits on the Advisory Board at Adveq, a leading European private equity fund. 
JLN Managed Futures Interview
Author Bob Swarup Discusses the History of Financial Crises & His Outlook for Managed Futures
Author Bob Swarup has had financial crises on his mind for some time – about 2,500 years worth actually. Swarup, a partner at UK-based pension buyout firm Pension Corporation, discussed his new book on the history of financial crises and the outlook for managed funds while at the 2012 Emerging Managers Forum in London. Interview by JLN Managed Futures editor Jim Kharouf. Published August 15, 2012. Watch at MarketsWiki.tv
He holds a PhD in cosmology from Imperial College of London, and MA in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge as well as a Masters in Physics research from Royal Holloway and quantum fields and fundamental forces from Imperial College of London.