Northern Trust’s Hunstad On 2023 Market Risks and Opportunities

Mike Hunstad, PhD, Chief Investment Officer – Global Equities at Northern Trust Asset Management joined Julie Cooling, Founder & CEO, RIA Channel to discuss the state of the markets heading into 2023, how investors can navigate volatility, control risk, and capitalize on investment opportunities. 

WEBCAST – The Risk Report: 2022 Edition

The number one question when portfolios don’t deliver outcomes as expected is ‘why?’ After a six year analysis of nearly 300 institutional equity portfolios totaling $250+ billion in assets, six key findings emerged to help answer that question.

Watch Replay Now

Michael Hunstad is the chief investment officer for global equities at Northern Trust Asset Management. He serves on the asset management executive group, and leads all equity portfolio management and research for quantitative, index and tax-advantaged strategies.

Previously, Michael was director of quantitative research where he was responsible for leading Northern Trust Asset Management’s factor-based research and product development programs.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, he was head of research at Breakwater Capital, an algorithmic trading firm and hedge fund. Previously, he was head of quantitative asset allocation at Allstate Investments, LLC and a quantitative analyst with a long-short equity hedge fund. He also served as an adjunct professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Michael holds a Ph.D. in mathematics, an MBA in finance, an M.A. in econometrics and a bachelor’s degree in economics. He has published more than 80 articles and papers in professional and academic journals including Pensions & Investments, European Pensions, the Journal of Index Investing, the Alternative Investment Analyst Review, the Journal of Financial and Strategic Decisions and the Journal of Corporate Treasury Management. Michael has also spoken at more than 200 conferences across North America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Australia/New Zealand.