Ashwin Alankar is Head of Global Asset Allocation & 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.