Ashley Lester  Head of Multi-Asset Research - Schroders

Ashley Lester is the Head of Multi-Asset Research at Schroders, which involves responsibility for factor investing strategies (both long-only and long-short), risk premium allocation modelling and the development of proprietary portfolio construction tools. Ashley is Chair of the Strategic Investment Group Multi-Asset (SIGMA) and the Model Review Group. He joined Schroders in 2015 and is based in London. Ashley was the Head of Fixed Income and Multi Asset Research at MSCI from 2013 to 2015, which involved responsibility for fixed income, alternatives and risk methodology in the widely used Barra and RiskMetrics platforms. He was Managing Director and Head of Market Risk Methodology at Morgan Stanley from 2007 to 2013, which involved responsibility for all market risk models used by Morgan Stanley globally to calculate both regulatory capital and economic capital. Major projects included Basel 2.5 and CCAR. He was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance at Columbia Business School during 2007. He was an Assistant Professor of Economics at Brown University from 2005 to 2007. Qualifications: PhD in Economics from M.I.T; Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.


Inaugural Irish Pension Fund Investors' Conference

June 7, 2018                                  The Westbury, Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 14, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds

July 12, 2018                                 Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds

August 30, 2018                                Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

September 13, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Insights & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 20, 2018                          Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 2, 2018                              7A StrandvägenStockholm

26th Annual Property Investing for Pension Funds

October 11, 2018                              Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds

November 8, 2018                            Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Local Authority Pension Funds' Investment Strategies

November 15, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Investment Conference for Pension Funds

November 22, 2018                          V&A Marriott, Manchester

Private Equity (& Debt) Investors' Annual Seminar

December 11, 2018                          Le Meridien Piccadilly, London