Richard Lindsey Portrait

Richard Lindsey, Ph.D.

Chief Investment Strategist & Portfolio Manager, Liquid Alternatives

Joined in 2012, Industry since 1991

"Years of research have demonstrated that returns come from a number of factors in the market. We have developed efficient methods for extracting those factors and combining them into a well-diversified portfolio; with the objective of producing returns that have a low correlation to both the equity and fixed income markets."


Richard Lindsey serves as Chief Investment Strategist, Liquid Alternatives. He also co-manages the liquid alternative strategies and is a member of the Janus Capital Group Global Allocation Committee. Prior to joining Janus in August 2012, Dr. Lindsey was president and CEO of the Callcott Group, LLC, a quantitative consulting group, where he was the principal responsible for directing research activities and advisory services. For eight years Dr. Lindsey was president of Bear, Stearns Securities Corporation and a member of the Management Committee of The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. Before joining Bear Stearns, Dr. Lindsey served as the Director of Market Regulation for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and as the Chief Economist of the SEC. He was a finance professor at the Yale School of Management before joining the SEC. Dr. Lindsey has also served on several corporate and not-for-profit boards. Dr. Lindsey has done extensive work in the areas of market micro-structure and the pricing of derivative securities. He has held the positions of Visiting Academic at the Nikko Research Institute in Tokyo, Japan, and Visiting Economist at the New York Stock Exchange.

He holds a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, an MS in chemical engineering from Berkeley, an MBA from the University of Dallas, and a Ph.D. in finance from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a Fellow of the Courant Institute, the Chairman of the International Association for Quantitative Finance as well as the Executive Vice President of the Quantitative Group for Finance.