Greg B. Davies is head of global behavioral and quantitative finance at Barclays Wealth.
Area of Expertise: behavioral finance, wealth management, investment philosophy
Twitter Feed: @GregBDavies
Books: “Behavioral Investment Management: An Efficient Alternative to Modern Portfolio Theory” with Arnaud de Servigny
Topics Presented in Speeches: behavioral finance, investment philosophy, behavioral portfolio theory, group decision-making, financial personality profiling, investment decision-making, art investing, market psychology
Greg B. Davies, Ph.D., is head of behavioral and quantitative investment philosophy at Barclays, where he leads a global team of behavioral and quantitative finance specialists and is responsible for the design and global implementation of Barclays Wealth’s Investment Philosophy.
Davies’ background is in both academia and financial services. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Cape Town and an M.Phil. in economics and a Ph.D. in behavioral decision theory, both from Cambridge University.
Davies’ commercial background began in financial services consultancy at Oliver, Wyman & Co., and thereafter, during his Ph.D., as a director of decision technology, a consultancy specializing in the commercial application of behavioral and decision sciences.
Davies’ first book, “Behavioral Investment Management” (McGraw-Hill), was published in January 2012. He is an associate fellow at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, has authored papers in multiple academic disciplines, and is a frequent media commentator on behavioral finance.
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The optimum portfolio is not only based on the expected risk and return of the investments, but considers an investor’s tolerance for risk.
April 2012 | Journal