John M. Liew

Founding Principal
26 years of experience
21 years at AQR
Ph.D., M.B.A., University of Chicago
B.A., University of Chicago

John's Bio

John, a Founder and the head of the Global Asset Allocation team at AQR, oversees the research, portfolio management and trading associated with that strategy. Prior to AQR, he worked at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as a portfolio manager in the Asset Management Division where he developed and managed quantitative trading strategies. He began his career at Trout Trading, developing quantitative market-neutral stock-selection strategies. John has published articles in The Journal of Portfolio Management and Financial Analysts Journal, and has received the Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy award and the Graham and Dodd award for his articles. John is a member of the University of Chicago’s Board of Trustees and sits on the university’s investment committee.


He earned a B.A. in economics from the University of Chicago, where he was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and went on to earn an M.B.A. and a Ph.D. in finance, also from Chicago.


Notable Contributions

  • Winner of the Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy Award for his research.

  • Winner of the Graham and Dodd Award for his research.

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the University of Chicago.

  • Member of the University of Chicago's Investments Committee.


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