Christopher Palazzolo

Principal
22 years of experience
13 years at AQR
M.B.A., Harvard Business School
M.P.A., Harvard University Kennedy School of Government
B.A., Amherst College

Christopher Palazzolo is a Principal and Head of Responsible Investment at AQR Capital Management. In his role, he leads the firm's ESG initiatives globally after previously serving as Head of AQR Capital Management Europe. He is co-author of several articles, including “(Car)Bon Voyage: The Road to Low Carbon Investment Portfolios,” “Clearing the Air: Responsible Investment,” “Risk Parity: A Supplement to Traditional Portfolios, Not Their Replacement,” “Inflation in 2010 and Beyond (Parts I and II),” “Eurozone Inflation Update: Will ECB Actions Match its Rhetoric?,” “QE2: Not Just Another QE1,” “The Convertible Bond Dislocation of 2008” and “The Limits of Convertible Bond Arbitrage.” He is on the Advisory Council of the AQR Asset Management Institute at London Business School, a member of AIMA’s Global Responsible Investment Committee and previously was a member of the UNPRI’s ESG DDQ Working Group. Christopher earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science with a concentration in economics from Amherst College, a Master’s in Business Administration and a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard University. He is a CFA charterholder.

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