Niels Kaastrup-Larsen

Niels Kaastrup-Larsen

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Niels Kaastrup-Larsen is the Founder and Host of Top Traders Unplugged, one of the world's leading podcasts within the quant community. Niels, along with renowned investors, esteemed economists, skilled traders, and visionary thought leaders, bring you engaging and often surprising conversations so you don’t miss out on their latest successes or failures, best ideas as well as other valuable insights. He is also the Managing Director of DUNN Capital Europe, a global leader in systematic trend following. Niels is a trend follower who has been in the managed futures business since 1990. He has worked for some of the largest CTAs in the world, including Chesapeake Capital Corporation.


  • Top Traders Unplugged is a show that will keep you in the know about how the world's top investors are navigating today's markets and where they think the economy is heading. 

  • He openly shares a wealth of information when it comes to creating true wealth and discovering the best way to build safer and better performing portfolios in today’s fast-moving world of finance. 

  • He uses his experience and contacts in the industry to deliver insightful, engaging and passionate interviews with the most successful hedge fund managers and traders.

  • The podcast brings some of the biggest names in the trading and financial world right to you.


  • Niels served as Chairman and CEO of Rho Asset Management,  Swiss based Commodity Trading Advisor established in 2007.

  • He was a Co-Founder and CEO of Beach Capital Management and Managing Director of Chesapeake Capital Corporation.

  • Before that, he was a Senior Manager at GNI Fund Management, and Co-Founder and Director of Privestor Fondsmæglerselskab.