Our Leadership

Dr. Lasse de la Porte Simonsen is Macrosynergy’s Director of Advanced Analytics and Infrastructure with responsibilities for backend infrastructure, data processing and statistical workflows.

Lasse joined Macrosynergy in 2016 first as a consultant and later as a portfolio strategist, while finishing his doctorate in economics from Birkbeck, University of London. In his doctorate thesis Lasse focused on dealing with economic measurement and modelling of large and untidy datasets and building systematic systems to clean and process data. Part of this research was conducted during a PhD internship with the Bank of England in 2015. Lasse’s thesis was awarded the Phillip Powell award for best PhD thesis of 2019 in the school of Business, Economics, and Informatics at Birkbeck.

Dr. Lasse Simonsen
Director of Advanced Analytics & Infrastructure