We can only succeed if our clients succeed

Our mission is to be an integral part of every Wealth Manager’s digital revolution as they embrace investing based on data science

Our Philosophy

Algo-Chain is a FinTech provider in the WeathTech space, offering tools and solutions to firms so that they can gain an edge over their competition by deploying algo-driven investment solutions to their best advantage.

As firm believers in the ongoing quest for the democratization of investing, our mission is to empower the Wealth Management industry by helping it meet the demands that come with the increasing trend for hyper-personalization. It is our strong view that by leveraging the benefits of technology, any firm, however large or small, can step up to that challenge.

Our Team

Allan Lane, PhD, Founding Partner

Allan is both a founding partner of Algo-Chain and Twenty20 Investments. Prior to this Allan spearheaded BlackRock’s iShares’ investment research initiative in Europe, working with a number of clients in the portfolio solutions space. Previously he headed up the ETF Product R&D team.

Before joining iShares in 2008, ... 

Irene Bauer, PhD, Founding Partner

Irene is a founding partner of both Algo-Chain and Twenty20 Investments and is a leading specialist in innovative portfolio construction models which control target risk while optimising the portfolio's returns. Previously, Irene has been at iShares, BlackRock, providing portfolio solutions for their Client Group, along with insights gained from a rigorous ETF investment research process ... 

Mike Kleyn, PhD, Senior Data Scientist

Michael Kleyn is a Data Scientist for Algo-Chain, providing expertise in the processing, manipulation, and analysis of quantitative data for driving and managing investment portfolios.

With over twenty years’ experience in Capital Markets, he brings know-how across several asset classes for the design of algorithms associated with systematic ... 

Our External Advisors

Laurie Jaques, Fund Sales Distribution Advisor

Laurie is one of those rare individuals in the Fund Management industry whose expertise truly extends across Asset Management, Institutional and Retail Platforms, Securities, Sales Management, ETFs, and Pension Funds. With a career in excess of 30 years, Laurie has been participating in the platform revolution from the very start and right up until the present day bringing a wealth of ... 

Igor Sydorenko, PhD, AI Integration Advisor

Igor is an entrepreneur with a passion for artificial intelligence, investment management and AI integration to businesses and is the CEO & Co-Founder at Neurons Lab, a group of scientists, engineers, and developers who are passionate to revolutionize the future of businesses with AI and machine learning technologies ... 

Alexandr Honchar, AI & Machine Learning Advisor

Alex is an AI practitioner and entrepreneur, made in Ukraine, living in Italy, working worldwide, providing a wealth of hands on experience in the field of AI & machine learning. As a Co-Founder and Chief AI Officer of Neurons Lab, his personal focus is in the areas of FinTech and Healthcare where he has applied his prowess in mathematical modelling for the last seven years. ... 

James Shanks, Capital Markets Advisor

James Shanks is a markets advisor to Algo-Chain providing expertise on trading ETFs, single stocks & futures.

With over twenty-five years’ experience in Capital Markets, James brings a wealth of experience from the institutional equities trading arena and a deep understanding of trading and ETF execution ... 

Chaiyakorn Yingsaeree, PhD, Senior Advisor - Asia

Chai has over ten years experience in financial trading industry and is a co-founder of Think Algo, a Financial Technology Research and Development company focusing on developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) trading and Risk management systems. Receiving his PhD in Computer Science from University College London (UCL), focusing on computational finance and algorithmic trading. ...