Deputy Chief Investment Officer
Ryan McRandal is Deputy Chief Investment Officer at One River Asset Management. He is responsible for running the firm’s investment platform with Stephen Prajna (also Deputy CIO) and Eric Peters (CIO). Ryan manages the firm’s Volatility Relative Value strategy and co-manages the Dynamic Convexity strategy. Prior to One River, Ryan was Head of Thematic Portfolio Management at AXA Investment Managers in London where he focused on creating customized solutions and building thematic portfolios for institutional clients. Ryan also managed the AXA Alternative Tail Hedge Fund, an award-winning tail protection fund. Prior to this, Ryan was Head of Research at Unifortune, a multi-year award winning hedge fund boutique. In this role Ryan was responsible for overseeing research into both discretionary and systematic investment strategies. Prior to that role, he was a trader (Vice President) at Swiss Re Capital Markets and a trader on WestLB’s Cross Asset Arbitrage Desk, primarily trading interest rate, foreign exchange, and emerging market derivatives.
Ryan graduated with a first-class honors degree in International Securities, Investment and Banking from the ICMA Centre, Henley Business School at the University of Reading. In 2014, Ryan published Tail Risk Hedging: Theory and Practice, a volume covering this highly specialized topic in portfolio management. Ryan was inducted into the EQDerivatives Volatility Hall of Fame.