Bob Swarup

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Bob Swarup
Occupation Principal
Employer Camdor Global
Location London
LinkedIn Profile

Bob Swarup is an author, investment advisor and fund manager.

He serves as a principal at Camdor Global, a firm he founded in March 2012 to provide advisory services to financial institutions and institutional investors.[1]

Swarup has been director of Aesir Capital Management's Aesir Credit Fund, a fixed income hedge fund, since March 2012.[2]

He was appointed as an IEA Finance Fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs in August 2012. At the London-based think-tank he conducts research focused on financial markets, macroeconomics, regulations, pensions and insurance.[3]

In July 2013, Swarup joined the The Pensions Regulator, the regulator of work-based pension schemes in the UK, to provide advice on regulatory issues affecting investments by UK pension funds.[4]


From 2009 to 2012 Swarup was a visiting fellow at the London School of Economics and set up the Pensions Tomorrow research initiative.[5]

From September 2007 to March 2012, Bob Swarup was a partner with Pension Corporation, a UK-based pension buyout firm, where he advised on portfolio construction, alternatives, macroeconomic views, asset-liability management, pensions and risk management.[6]

Prior to his work at Pension, Swarup spent three years as an associate at a hedge fund, Altedge Capital.

Swarup is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charter-holder and a member of the CAIA Examinations Council.[7]

Work as an Author

Swarup has written for a range of media and academic publications on topics including alternatives, cosmology, macroeconomic issues, pensions, asset–liability management and risk management. From 2008 to 2012, he served as Consultant Editor for QFINANCE, a partnership comprising books and electronic media between Bloomsbury Information Publishing and the Qatar Financial Centre.[8]

In December 2011, Swarup published the book "Asset-Liability Management for Financial Institutions: Balancing Financial Stability with Strategic Objectives" through Bloomsbury Publishing.[9] His second book, "Money Mania: Booms, Panics, and Busts from Ancient Rome to the Great Meltdown," is expected in February 2014.[10]

John Lothian News 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 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[11]


Swarup earned a PhD in Cosmology and MSc in Quantum Fields and Fundamental Forces from Imperial College of London. He holds a MSc in Physics Research from Royal Holloway, University of London. He has also earned a MA, MSci and BA in Physics from Trinity College, University of Cambridge.[12]


  1. Camdor Global. Camdor Global.
  2. Bob Swarup. LinkedIn.
  3. Fellows and advisors. Institute of Economic Affairs.
  4. Bob Swarup. LinkedIn.
  5. Amarendra Swarup. QFINANCE.
  6. Bob Swarup. LinkedIn.
  7. Camdor Global. Camdor Global.
  8. Amarendra Swarup. QFINANCE.
  9. Asset-Liability Management for Financial Institutions. Bloomsbury Publishing.
  10. Money Mania. Bloomsbury Publishing.
  11. Author Bob Swarup Discusses the History of Financial Crises & His Outlook for Managed Futures. John Lothian News.
  12. Bob Swarup. LinkedIn.