Feifei Li leads the Investment Management group, comprising three teams: Product Research, Portfolio Construction, and Investment Systems. She works closely with researchers in designing all the investment strategies offered by Research Affiliates. She supervises the execution of the approved methodology for our strategies, construction and delivery of model portfolios, as well as risk attributions and analytic support.
Feifei has taught undergraduate and MBA finance classes at the California Institute of Technology and University of California, Irvine. She conducts investment-related research and has published numerous articles in both academic and practitioner journals, as well as chapters in investment-related books. In 2015, Feifei and her co-authors won a Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Outstanding Article award for "A Study of Low-Volatility Portfolio Construction Methods" published in the Journal of Portfolio Management. She holds the Financial Risk Manager designation.
Feifei earned a BA from Tsinghua University’s School of Management and Economics in Beijing, and a PhD in finance from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she has conducted empirical research on corporate finance and event-driven investment strategies.