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Anwiti Bahuguna, Ph.D.Chief Investment Officer of Global Asset Allocation


About  Anwiti

Anwiti Bahuguna, Ph.D., is chief investment officer of global asset allocation for Northern Trust Asset Management. She is responsible for managing investment performance, process and philosophy for multi-asset strategies globally. Anwiti leads NTAM’s strategic asset allocation, tactical asset allocation and capital market assumptions, and oversees the portfolio construction group and multi-manager business.

With 25 years of investment industry experience, Anwiti has built and strengthened global investment teams and developed multi-asset strategies using equities, fixed income and alternative investments. In her two decades at Columbia Threadneedle, she served as head of U.S. multi-asset strategy and was responsible for approximately $45 billion in assets under management. Additionally, Anwiti was lead portfolio manager for the firm’s asset allocation funds and separately managed accounts. She also contributed to the firm’s capital market assumptions, strategic asset allocation, tactical asset allocation, manager selection and derivative overlays.

Anwiti earned a doctorate in economics from Northeastern University and a bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University. She serves on the Board of Ammonoosuc Conservation Trust, where she is also a member of the finance committee. Anwiti frequently has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and Barron’s and has been interviewed on CNBC and Bloomberg.
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