Peter Santoro is Global Head of Equities and a member of the Firm's Senior Management team. He is responsible for daily oversight and management for equity portfolio managers and teams globally, including relative value fundamental, volatility, and convertible bond arbitrage and merger arb/event equities strategies. For those strategies, Peter is responsible for portfolio manager selection, capital allocation, evaluation of transactions and risk exceptions, and management of the global Firm-wide equity aggregated risk. He has over 25 years of experience in trading and risk management.
Prior to joining Millennium in 2017, Peter spent seven years at Morgan Stanley, most recently as Global Head of Equity Trading, where he was responsible for leading the equity business with a team of over 200 traders. Prior to this role, he served as Head of Equities Trading for the Americas. Before joining Morgan Stanley, he held various trading and leadership roles at Citadel, Citi, and Knight Trading Group across equities, equity derivatives, execution services, electronic trading, and statistical arbitrage. He began his career at Swiss Bank Corporation, where he held several positions in trading currency options around the globe. He currently serves on the Blair Academy Board of Trustees.
Peter received a BS in Civil Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.