Dubai, United Arab Emirates 22 April 2015 – London Business School and AQR today named the members of the Advisory Council for the AQR Institute of Asset Management.
The AQR Institute of Asset Management at London Business School was launched in January this year. The Institute funds cutting edge research and fosters high level discussion aimed at better meeting the investment challenge.
The Advisory Council will help guide and support the Institute’s development, through their knowledge and expertise of the sector and pertinent issues that affect, or may affect, the asset management industry. Members will include:
Robert Jenkins (chair), London Business School
Hareb Al Darmaki, Executive Director, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority
Gregor Andrade PhD, Principal, AQR Capital Management
Elizabeth Corley, CEO, Allianz Global Investors
Eduard van Gelderen, CEO, APG Asset Management
Sacha Ghai, Director, McKinsey & Company
Chris Hitchen, CEO, Railways Pension Trustee Company
Henrik Gade Jepsen, Chief Investment Officer, ATP
David Kabiller CFA, Founding Principal, AQR Capital Management
Anne Richards, CIO and Executive Director, Aberdeen Asset Management
Scott Richardson PhD, Managing Director, AQR Capital Management
Paul Tucker, former Deputy Governor of the Bank of England and Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School
Karen Yerburgh, Managing Partner, Genesis
Robert Jenkins, chairman of the AQR Institute for Asset Management and Adjunct Professor of Finance at London Business School, said: “The Institute will push the boundaries in asset management thought leadership. The Advisory Council will help ensure that our effort is connected firmly with the asset management world with a view to meaningful long term impact. I am honoured to Chair such an august group.”
'We are pleased that this esteemed group of industry leaders have joined the AQR Institute of Asset Management's Advisory Council,' said David Kabiller, Founding Principal, AQR Capital Management. 'Together, the council will shape the work of the Institute, advising on and helping to open a discussion around the important issues facing investors. We look forward to their individual perspectives and insights, and thank them for their commitment to this initiative.'
The Institute’s success will strengthen further London Business School’s position as the post-graduate venue of choice for asset management related research, study and recruitment.