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 38 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.
|Invests across global asset classes, aiming to manage total portfolio risk while enhancing returns from tactical positioning, seeking to deliver attractive returns, a stable income and a measure of downside protection in volatile markets.|
|Invests across global asset classes, aiming to manage tracking error around a fixed-weight benchmark while enhancing returns from tactical positioning and seeking excess returns, with a measure of downside protection in volatile markets.|
|Invests across global asset classes, aiming to manage total portfolio risk while enhancing returns from tactical positioning and seeking to deliver attractive returns and downside protection in volatile markets. The Strategy can be customised to client-specified risk levels, with a range of instruments for implementation of asset class exposures including direct securities, active funds and ETFs.|