Arik Ben Dor is a managing director and head of quantitative equity research at Barclays. For nearly two decades, Arik oversaw large scale research projects in equities, rates, credit, and hedge funds used by the largest institutional investors globally, including central banks, sovereign wealth funds, asset managers, insurance companies, pensions and hedge funds. He has co-authored two books on quantitative investing in credit securities and over a dozen articles in leading industry journals such as the Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Fixed Income, Journal of Investment Management, and Journal of Alternative Investments.
Arik is a member of the Journal of Portfolio Management Editorial Board. And one of his articles received the Martello award for the best practitioner paper in 2007. Moreover, in 2018, he became ranked 1st in the Institutional Investor All-America Fixed Income Research survey in the Quantitative Analysis category. Prior to Barclays, Arik worked at Lehman Brothers and Morgan Stanley. He holds a PhD in finance. From the Kellogg Business School at Northwestern University. And lastly, completed both his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in economics. From Tel Aviv University, Cum Laude.