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Savin Team

At SAVIN we embrace smart creative outliers. We have a results-driven, collaborative culture focused on excellence that is delivered through the collective efforts of everyone on our team. That’s why we challenge and support each other to grow; to grow our skills, broaden our knowledge, expand our horizons, and think differently. Our team is our most important asset and investment.

If you like to be in the engine room, and prefer the steep-end of curves, contact us.


Iain Somers

Co-CIO Iain Somers started his career as the youngest trader ever on the Dutch Options Exchange. At Savin Iain is continuously identifying new market inefficiencies and exploiting those within the arbitrage universe that Savin operates. This is where Iain excels as demonstrated by his track record at DONE hedge fund where he was at the helm of all arbitrage strategies. Together with Ricardo, Iain is responsible for executing our strategies and managing the overall portfolio.
Managing Partner

Bas Emmerig

Bas Emmerig is Savin’s founder and Managing Partner. Bas focuses on setting the firm’s strategy, attracting key talent and overseeing the execution of investment and allocation of risk across the range of Savin’s strategies. Bas has been a proprietary trader in equities and derivatives throughout his career. Bas holds a Master degree in Economics and Finance from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and is currently finalizing his Executive MBA at IMD business school in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Business Development

Erdem Yavuz

Erdem Yavuz is responsible for AuM growth and investor relations. After his derivatives trading years, Erdem worked for two investment banks. Interacting with institutional investors has always been at the center of Erdem's career as banker and entrepreneur.

Ricardo Westra

Co-CIO Ricardo Westra holds a Master degree in Econometrics and spent his career at the worldwide derivatives trading firm Optiver. As a former senior partner of the firm, Ricardo brings a world of experience and expertise in trading volatility. Ricardo’s primary responsibility lies in the implementation and execution of the fund’s various volatility strategies. Also Ricardo is in charge of talent development at Savin.
Quant Analyst

Raf Cruyff

Raf Cruyff joined Savin in September 2020 as Quantitative Analyst. Previously Raf worked as a part-time Data Analyst at Total Gas & Power. Raf's work is centered around trading options and dual-listed shares, and programming new trading ideas in Python.

Dion van Lange

Dion van Lange joined Savin in March 2021 as Trader. At Savin, Dion is responsible for the execution of trades, development of trading models and researching new trading opportunities. A former youth chess champion, Dion learned at a young age to analyze scenarios and make critical decisions quickly.

Samir Zamarialai

Samir Zamarialai joined Savin in March 2021 as a Developer. Before joining Savin he worked as a Data Scientist for various companies such as Rabobank and the European Space Agency. Samir’s main focus is developing the trading environment.
Quant Analyst

Tobias Witte

Tobias Witte joined Savin in February 2022 as Quantitative Analyst. Previously Tobias gained experience in strategy consultancy and worked for a proprietary trading startup. At Savin, Tobias is researching and developing new pricing models.

Cor Jan Heijlema

Cor-Jan Heijlema joined Savin in March 2022 as a Trader. At Savin, Cor-Jan is responsible for the execution of trades and the tuning of trading strategies.

Michael Darmoutomo

Michael Darmoutomo joined Savin in June 2022 as Trader. At Savin, Michael is responsible for the execution of trades as well as the development and maintenance of the trading environment.

Career opportunities
at Savin Funds

Interested in joining the Savin team?

March 30, 2022 in Vacancies

Full Stack Developer (Amsterdam)

Savin is looking for an all-round software engineer to join our fast growing team to help build tools to process and visualize data that is critical to our trading strategies.…
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SAVIN Multi-Strategy Arbitrage Fund
A’DAM Tower
Overhoeksplein 1
1031 KS Amsterdam
The Netherlands

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