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AQE Team Top 5 Beach Reads

  • As beach season approaches in North America and Europe, we asked the Active Quantitative Equity team to share their favorite books to read while catching some rays. 
  • This quarter’s “Team Top 5” expanded to “Team Top 8,” as the group had lots of excellent book suggestions for your upcoming summer holiday! Here are their top choices.
     

Olivia Engel, CFA

CIO, Active Quantitative Equity

Olivia is a Senior Managing Director of State Street Global Advisors and CIO of Active Quantitative Equity (AQE). She has global oversight of the broader AQE research agenda, investment process, portfolio management, and product innovation.

Andrew John Wright, CFA

Senior Investment Manager/Interim Head of Europe

Andrew Wright is a Senior Investment Manager and Interim Head of Europe in the Active Quantitative Equity team and is based in London. Andrew focuses on the management of regional and global investment strategies, product development and quantitative research within developed and emerging markets.

Kishore L Karunakaran

Global Head of Portfolio Strategy, AQE

Kishore is a Managing Director of State Street Global Advisors and Global Head of Portfolio Strategy, Active Quantitative Equity group. He is also a member of SSGA's Technical Committee and Senior Leadership Team. He is responsible for research, portfolio management, product development and positioning for Active Quantitative equities strategies within the group.

Adel Daghmouri

Senior Portfolio Manager

Adel is a Senior Portfolio Manager in the Active Quantitative Equity Group, where he focuses on managing global investment strategies, product development and quantitative research within developed markets. Prior to this he was a founding member of the quantitative Canadian active equity team responsible for portfolio management across active, enhanced and market-neutral strategies.

Gaurav Mallik

Global Head of Portfolio Strategy

Gaurav is a Senior Managing Director of State Street Global Advisors and the Chief Investment Strategist. He leads a team of professionals responsible for helping advisors, consultants and institutional clients analyze economic and market developments, assess the impact to their portfolios and identify specific products and solutions to help them manage risk and take advantage of market opportunities. He leads our Macroeconomic and policy, Investment strategy and research, and a team of client facing portfolio strategists. He is a member of the company’s Global Product Committee, Sales Practices Committee and lead the Investment Strategy Review Committee. He also leads the Editorial board, which is responsible for thought leadership across State Street Global Advisors.

Chee K Ooi

Senior Portfolio Manager

Chee is a Managing Director of State Street Global Advisors and a Senior Portfolio Manager for the Active Quantitative Equity team. In this role, he is the lead portfolio manager for the Global Defensive Equity and State Street Disciplined International Equity strategies. His core responsibility also includes contributing to the team's research, strategy and business development effort.

Aled Sion Rhys Reeves

Portfolio Manager

Aled Reeves is a Junior Portfolio Manager in State Street Global Advisors' Active Quantitative Equity team responsible for managing both Global and European focused strategies. He is based in London.