Andrew Ang, PhD
Managing Director, BlackRock
Dr Andrew Ang is the Head of BlackRock Systematic Wealth Solutions and Head of the Factor-Based Strategies Group.
Dr Ang is a well-known financial economist specialising in quantitative investing. Author of over 100 publications, Dr Ang has published on equities, fixed income, optimal asset allocation, and alternative assets. His book, “Asset Management: A Systematic Approach to Factor Investing,” is a comprehensive guide showing how factor premiums can be harvested in portfolio design and incorporated in all aspects of investment management. Dr Ang’s research has won many prizes and grants, including the Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy award, and awards and grants from Q Group, INQUIRE, Netspar, and the National Science Foundation. According to RePEc/IDEAS, the largest bibliographic database in the field of economics, Dr Ang is rated in the top 0.1% of world-wide economists by citations, downloads, and views. Before joining BlackRock, Dr Ang was the Ann F Kaplan Professor of Business at Columbia Business School.