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is responsible for ensuring the optimal implementation of RA developed strategies.
In this role, he supervises portfolio construction and trading, as well as managing the product development process.
In addition, Chris
contributes to both research and client support activities.
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 is a board and investment committee member of the Virginia Tech Foundation.
He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Washington, D.C.
Chris received a BS in finance from Virginia Tech and an MBA from Loyola University Maryland.
November 2012 | Chris Brightman
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January 2012 | Chris Brightman
August 2011 | Chris Brightman
September 2000 | Chris Brightman, Michael Aked, Stefano Cavaglia