Mike Aked, based in Melbourne, Australia, is Director of Research, Australia, leading both research and business strategy in Australia. Previously, Mike led the Asset Allocation team and continues to perform related research.
Prior to joining Research Affiliates, Mike served as managing director at the University of Virginia Investment Management Company, where he worked on portfolio and risk management. He has also held positions at Sunsuper, an Australian superannuation fund, and at UBS Global Asset Management across four continents.
Mike Aked received a BA with honors in applied mathematics from the University of Sydney, an MS in statistics from the University of Virginia, and an MS in financial mathematics from the University of Chicago. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and is a member of both the CFA Society Melbourne and Q-Group Australia.