Ryan D. Taliaferro, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President

Portfolio Manager

  • Overview
    • 15 years of professional experience
    • Member of the Acadian Operating Committee
    • Ph.D. in Business Economics (Finance) from Harvard University
    • A.M. in Economics from Harvard University
    • A.M. and A.B. in Physics from Harvard University
    • M.B.A. in Finance and Economics from the University of Chicago
    • Member of the advisory board of the Journal of Portfolio Management
  • Extended Biography

    Ryan joined Acadian in 2011 and currently serves as lead portfolio manager for Managed Volatility strategies. Prior to joining Acadian, Ryan was a faculty member in the finance unit at Harvard Business School, where he taught corporate finance and asset pricing. Earlier, he was a consultant at the Boston Consulting Group. Ryan currently serves on the advisory board of the Journal of Portfolio Management. Ryan earned a Ph.D. in business economics (finance) from Harvard University and an M.B.A. in finance and economics from the University of Chicago. He also holds an A.M. in economics, and an A.M. and A.B. in physics from Harvard University.