Ashwin Alankar is Global Head of Asset Allocation and Risk Management at Janus Henderson Investors. In this role, he is responsible for leading and advising on risk management issues and defining short- and long-term approaches to asset allocation. He also co-manages the Adaptive Allocation and Diversified Alternatives strategies. Prior to joining Janus in August 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. Dr Alankar has 16 years of financial industry experience.
Henderson Global Investors merged with Janus Capital Group in May 2017.