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CHRISTOPHER J. BRIGHTMAN, CFA
is responsible for portfolio construction and strategy implementation at Research Affiliates
also coordinates the interface between research and investment management with marketing, client service, and affiliate relations.
has three decades of investment management experience spanning equities, fixed income, currency, and asset allocation.
has traded securities and derivatives, managed portfolios, supervised quantitative product development, and allocated assets to alternative investment strategies.
has extensive organizational and people management expertise.
Prior to joining Research Affiliates, Chris served as board chair of The Investment Fund for Foundations (TIFF), chief executive officer of the University of Virginia Investment Management Company, chief investment officer of Strategic Investment Group, director of global equity strategy at UBS Asset Management, senior portfolio manager at Brinson Partners, vice president and head of asset/liability management at Maryland National Bank, and associate national bank examiner at the Comptroller of the Currency.
Chris serves as vice chair of the Investment Advisory Committee of the Virginia Retirement System and as a board and investment committee member of the Virginia Tech Foundation.
He is a member of the CFA Society of Washington, D.C.
Chris received a BS in finance from Virginia Tech and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland.