Jesse  Gainsburg
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Jesse Gainsburg

Quantitative Investment Analyst

Jesse Gainsburg is a Quantitative Investment Analyst with responsibility for analyzing Burford’s investments within its underwriting and investment divisions. Mr. Gainsburg uses quantitative models and proprietary datasets to assess potential investments and add value to Burford’s existing portfolio.

Prior to joining Burford, Mr. Gainsburg was a senior consultant at Bates White Economic Consulting, where he performed quantitative analysis to support expert testimony, litigation and settlement decision making and compliance for law firms, Fortune 500 companies and government agencies. His work included support for mortgage-backed securities litigation, fair-lending compliance and antitrust mergers. He specialized in developing algorithms in numerous contexts, including for loan performance and forecasting, as well as for ticket validation.

Mr. Gainsburg earned his BA from Northwestern University, where he was awarded interdisciplinary honors for his degree in Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences and Mathematics.