Donovan Platt


Donovan Platt


Donovan Platt is a quantitative researcher currently working in the hedge fund industry.

Prior to beginning his industry career, he completed a DPhil in Mathematics at the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford as part of the INET Oxford Complexity Economics research group and under the supervision of Professor J Doyne Farmer.

His doctoral research focused primarily on economic and financial applications of agent-based modelling, with an emphasis on estimation, model selection, and other statistical issues.

He has broad interests in computational finance and complexity economics, including simulation modelling, market microstructure, financial applications of machine learning, and econometric methods.