Claes Ekman, trained statistician and mathematician, is a Senior Quant Portfolio manager at AP2 primarily managing global equities. Claes has broad experience in all aspects of quant investment, including factor investing, risk modeling and portfolio construction. Claes has been part of the team developing and implementing the tailor-made indices currently used by AP2 in global equities and global corporate bonds. The indices are aligned with the EU's definition of Climate benchmarks, so called Paris Aligned Benchmarks (PAB). Claes has also +7 years experience working with ESG data from a quant perspective.