Jeremy Evnine, PhD*
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Jeremy Evnine, PhD*

Senior Advisor, Quantitative Research

AT ATHENA

Jeremy provides guidance to the Athena team in the areas of quantitative research and risk management. He is currently CEO of Evnine & Associates, Inc., a consulting and Investment Advisory firm engaged in quantitative strategies since 1992.

CAREER HISTORY

From 1991 to 2003, Jeremy was also a partner in Iris Financial Engineering and Systems, a financial software firm specializing in providing high-end trading and risk systems to top-tier investment banks. He sold his interest in Iris in 2003. Jeremy was Senior Vice President in charge of research at WFIA (subsequently Barclays Global Investors, now BlackRock) from 1984-1990. In this capacity, he worked with such people as Fischer Black and Myron Scholes, Bill Sharpe, and Michael Brennan and Eduardo Schwartz. From 1980-1984, Jeremy was a consultant at Barra, where he developed the firm’s options products.

EDUCATION
  • PhD in Operations Research and Finance from University of California, Berkeley
  • Master of Science in Pure Mathematics from Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Manchester University, England
ACHIEVEMENTS AND POSTS
  • Taught courses in finance at U.C. Berkeley
  • Lectured in the United States and abroad
  • Trustee, San Jose Police and Fire Pension Fund
  • Published articles in financial literature on option pricing and tactical asset allocation
  • Co-author - Social Finance and the Postmodern Portfolio: Theory & Practice, Journal of Wealth Management (Spring 2016)

* Independent contractor and not an employee of Athena Capital Advisors

EPIC

  • EXCELLENCE
  • PASSION
  • INTEGRITY
  • CARING