Current Topics in Finance
MS, Operations Research, Stanford University
BS, Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Recognized authority and “thought leader” on investment solutions. Recently served as managing director and head of client advisory at BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager. Advised many of the world’s leading institutional investors on strategic asset allocation, manager structure, risk budgeting, liability-driven investing and other total-portfolio solutions throughout Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Americas.
Research interests include investment theory & practice, pension finance, risk management & insurance, and the microeconomics of retirement.
"Managed Volatility: Applications to Investment Policy" Journal of Portfolio Management 2013
"The New Policy Portfolio: A Smart, But Humble Approach" Journal of Portfolio Management 2010
"The North-South Divide: Perspectives on Global Diversification" Journal of Portfolio Management 2009
"The Arithmetic of Fundamental Indexing" Journal of Investing 2008
"How Hedge Funds Fit: The Quest for Institutional Quality" Journal of Portfolio Management 2005.