Gavin Smith  MD and Client Portfolio Manager - QMA 

Gavin Smith, PhD, is a Managing Director and Client Portfolio Manager for QMA working within the Quantitative Equity team. In this capacity, he serves as a subject matter expert, and performs research and analysis for Quantitative Equity portfolios. Prior to his current role, Gavin was a key member of QMA’s Research team where he focused on alpha and implementation research that could be applied across markets and strategies. Prior to joining QMA, Gavin led the North American Quantitative Research team at Macquarie Capital, where he was named a Rising Star for Quantitative Research in the Institutional Investor All-American Research Survey. Previously, Gavin served in quantitative research positions at Barclays Capital and Plato Investment Management in Sydney, Australia. He earned a BC (Honors) in finance from the University of Wollongong and a PhD in finance from the University of New South Wales in Australia.



Irish Pension Fund Investment & Current Issues             

June 11, 2019

The Westbury, Dublin

Infrastructure & Real Asset Investment Strategies for Pension Funds

June 18, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Investment Strategies & Cash Flow Management for Maturing Pension Funds             

July 11, 2019                                    Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Credit & Private Debt Investing for Pension Funds  

September 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Alternative & Innovative Investment Strategies Conference for Pension Funds 

September 12, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London   

ESG Investments & Issues for Dutch Pension Funds

September 24, 2019

Apollo Hotel, Amsterdam 

Nordic Institutional Investors' Conference

October 3, 2019

7A Strandvägen, Stockholm

Property & Infrastructure Investment Strategies for Pension Funds 

October 10, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Current Investment Issues for Pension Funds                  

November 7, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

ESG & Topical Investment Issues for Local Authority Pension Investors

November 14, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London 

Annual Northern Investment Conference for Pension Funds 

November 21, 2019

The Met Hotel, Leeds

Private Equity & Debt Investors' Annual Seminar

December 5, 2019

Le Meridien Piccadilly, London