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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 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 22 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Research in Action: What options prices are signaling about economic growth
Timely & Topical

Research in Action: What options prices are signaling about economic growth

This often-overlooked measure of market risk suggests the U.S. economy could continue to defy expectations.

Productivity: The antidote to an inflationary era
Timely & Topical

Productivity: The antidote to an inflationary era

Corporations can ease the ill effects of a higher inflation regime by focusing on productivity improvements.

Options prices signal stronger capital markets in 2023
Timely & Topical

Options prices signal stronger capital markets in 2023

In this video, Ash Alankar explains that signals imbedded in forward-looking options markets indicate easing inflation creating a favorable environment for global equities and bonds in 2023.