Andrew Harmstone
Managing Director
Andrew Harmstone
Managing Director

Andrew Harmstone

Managing Director

 
 
Background
Andrew Harmstone is a portfolio manager for the Global Multi-Asset team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2008 and has 36 years of relevant industry experience. Prior to joining the Firm, Andrew worked at Bear Stearns as head of European Equity Quantitative Research. Previously, he headed European Equity Derivatives and Quantitative Research at Lehman Brothers. While at Lehman, Andrew was voted first place in Derivatives Research in Europe in the 2004 Institutional Investor survey. Andrew has also worked as the head of Product Development at Credit Suisse and had held various positions including the European head of Structured Derivatives and U.S. head of the Futures and Options Group at JP Morgan Investment Management. He was also consultant to the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms investigating the 1987 Market Break. Andrew received a M.A. in Business Economics from University of Pennsylvania, U.S. and a B.A. (Honors) in Economics from University of Wisconsin.
 
 
Insights
Market Outlook
Calm Before the Storm
Oct 23, 2017
A number of storm fronts are forming off the coast of what is otherwise a sunny economic environment, from rising rates to debt and politics. Investors need to have a plan for taking shelter.
Macro Insight
It’s a MAD World
Sep 22, 2017
Despite the relative quiet in recent weeks, we expect the standoff between the U.S. and North Korea to escalate before it is resolved, and think it is prudent to put in defensive positions and reduce exposures to volatility and higher-risk areas.
Macro Insight
I Feel Like Somebody's Watching Me
Aug 17, 2017
Data privacy and security, within the Social pillar of ESG concerns, can translate into tangible value as the fast-evolving cyber-environment disrupts industries and creates opportunities worldwide.
 

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