Benjamin Clerget is a Managing Partner of BTG Pactual and Chief Investment Officer of the BTG Pactual Global Derivatives Opportunities Fund.
Benjamin started his career at Société Générale in Equity Derivatives Flow Trading in 1999. After trading LatAm markets from New York, he moved to Paris in 2001 where he was a senior flow trader managing a global portfolio. In 2004, he launched the first-ever Equity Volatility Proprietary Trading desk, focusing on generating alpha by trading volatility as an asset class. Through these years, Benjamin was instrumental in developing and trading volatility-based strategies with both a quantitative and global macro input. He joined BTG Pactual in 2011, and with his team has been trading Equity Derivatives for the flagship fund, as well as managing all Equity Relative Value strategies. In 2017 Benjamin launched BTG Pactual Global Derivatives Opportunities Fund, which is dedicated to trading volatility, dividends and correlation globally.
Benjamin graduated from Ecole Centrale de Lyon with a generalist Engineering diploma and a major in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science.