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Citadel taps power analysts


Ken Griffin’s firm has hired two energy specialists for its London outfit.

Citadel Investment Group has brought onboard two power analysts for its London office. Hallvard Kosberg and Amalaswintha Wolfsdorf both joined in late January.

Kosberg was previously a senior analyst and quant modeller at SKM Market Predictor, a Norwegian company focused on the energy markets. Before that, he was an analyst at Enron Nordic Energy. Wolfsdorf was a power analyst at energy-trading firm Hetco for about six months last year before joining Citadel. From June 2006 to May 2009, she was a commodities analyst at Merrill Lynch.

Kosberg confirmed his role but declined further comment. Wolfsdorf