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Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D.

Head of Global Asset Allocation | Portfolio Manager
Ashwin Alankar, Ph.D. | Janus Henderson Investors

Ashwin Alankar is Head of Global Asset Allocation at Janus Henderson Investors. In this role, he is responsible for defining short- and long-term approaches to asset allocation. He also manages the Adaptive Allocation strategy and co-managed the Diversified Alternatives strategy from 2016 until 2019. Prior to joining Janus in 2014, Dr. Alankar 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. Dr. Alankar’s experience also includes serving as a consultant in the financial litigation division of the Law and Economics Consulting Group from 2001 to 2002.

Dr. Alankar 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 Ph.D. in finance from the University of California – Berkeley, Haas School of Business. He has 20 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

How the Return to “Normal” Could Reshape Markets

How the Return to “Normal” Could Reshape Markets

Options prices signal that the global economy’s reopening could mark the beginning of a shift in long-term market trends, says Head of Global Asset Allocation Ashwin Alankar.

Global Perspectives: Making Sense of the U.S. Election
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Global Perspectives: Making Sense of the U.S. Election

A panel discussion exploring the market implications of the 2020 U.S. election, recorded on Nov. 5 as votes continued to come through.