Andrew Harmstone
Managing Director
Andrew Harmstone
Managing Director

Andrew Harmstone

Managing Director

 
 
Background
Andrew Harmstone is a senior portfolio manager in the Global Multi-Asset team and heads the Global Balanced Risk Control (GBaR) strategy. He joined Morgan Stanley Investment Management in 2008 and has 37 years of industry experience. Andrew developed his asset allocation experience in the early stages of his career, during his years working at JP Morgan Investment Management (1986–1997). During this period, he also honed his skills using derivatives in an asset allocation context and was appointed a consultant to the Presidential Task Force on Market Mechanisms investigating the 1987 Market Break. Andrew subsequently spent time with Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers, heading European Quantitative and Derivatives research, being voted 1st place in the 2004 Institutional Investor Survey for European Derivatives Research. Andrew received an M.A. in Business Economics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a B.A. (Honors) in Economics from the University of Wisconsin.
 
 
Insights
Macro Insight
Different People: Human Capital Management and Diversity
Sep 30, 2018
As with any scarce resource, human capital needs to be protected and nurtured. We discuss global trends and how engaging employees, offering flexible work arrangements, providing training and promoting diversity, can attract talent and increase companies’ competitiveness.
Macro Insight
Sand in the Gears
Aug 09, 2018
Trade and tariff rhetoric has weakened business fixed investment and thrown sand into the gears of the global economy. While it is still moving forward, we see clear signs it may be slipping a bit.
Market Outlook
Sand in the Gears
Aug 09, 2018
Trade and tariff rhetoric has weakened business fixed investment and thrown sand into the gears of the global economy. While it is still moving forward, we see clear signs it may be slipping a bit.
 

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