Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.
Ashwin Alankar is Head of Global Asset Allocation and a portfolio manager at Janus Henderson Investors. He is responsible for defining short- and long-term approaches to asset allocation. He is also a member of the firm’s Solutions Group, a team that constructs multi-asset solutions for clients’ complex investment objectives. Prior to joining Janus in 2014, Ashwin served from 2010 to 2014 as co-chief investment officer of quantitative investment strategies at AllianceBernstein. From 2003 to 2010, he was a partner and capital allocation committee member for Platinum Grove Asset Management. Ashwin’s experience also includes serving as a consultant in the financial litigation division of the Law and Economics Consulting Group from 2001 to 2002.
Ashwin earned a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering and mathematics and a master of science degree in chemical engineering, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also holds a PhD in finance from the University of California – Berkeley, Haas School of Business. He has 23 years of financial industry experience.