Norbert (Burt) Grupe

Over 30 years of active involvement in the U.S. Financial Industry, ranging from ownership of a seat on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) to running the Financial Futures part of an U.S.-based Hedge Fund providing above average returns for its participants through development and application of proprietary “Pattern Recognition Trading” strategies and software.

Early experience and contacts gained in the Financial Industry as an investment banker with Prudential Bache in New York (formerly Bache, Halsey, Stuart) and Merill Lynch in Chicago and New York.

Active 27-years flying experience gained as holder of US, International, and German pilot licenses including Airline Transportation Licence (ATP) with various jet and helicopter type ratings.

Skills in use of mathematical models in combination with highly developed computer literacy, including programming skills, enabling utilisation of computer simulation models for application of multi-objection decision analysis to optimize risk-reward relationships.

Years of outstanding track record leading people, managing and developing people from subordinates to successful leaders under varying language environments (English, German, French, Spanish)