Matei Manolescu and Thorsteinn Valsson have recently joined Fossar Markets. Matei is a fixed income trader and a team member of Markets and Thorsteinn joins the back office.
Prior to joining Fossar Markets in July, Matei was a part of the Capital Markets team at Islandsbanki, with a focus on fixed income. From 2013 to 2016 he was a fund manager at Landsbref, at first managing fixed income funds and later on multi asset investment funds and hedge funds. Prior to that Matei worked at Almenni pension fund from 2008 to 2012. Matei holds a B.Sc. degree in financial engineering from the University of Reykjavik and M.Sc. degree in finance from Imperial Collage London. Matei is a certified securities broker.
Thorsteinn worked at Islandsbanki before joining Fossar Markets in May. Prior to that Thorsteinn worked at Arion Bank and T Plus along with his studies. Thorsteinn holds a B.Sc. degree in finance from the University of Akureyri and a M.Sc. degree in financial economics from the University of Iceland.