Alistair Lowe, Managing Director, is a senior portfolio manager in the Quantitative Beta Strategies group, based in New York. Prior to JPMAM, Alistair worked for a year at AlphaSimplex, a quantitative liquid alternatives manager with a focus on hedge fund replication and risk premia strategies. From 2010 to 2014 he was Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Global Equities, State Street Global Advisors ("SSgA"). He managed over 100 investment professionals in seven global locations, including the 30 person Advanced Research Center, which conducted quantitative research for all asset classes. From 2003 to 2010, Alistair was Chief Investment Officer, Global Asset Allocation and Currency, SSgA. He served as Chair of Fiduciary Committee and Chair of Technical Committee that oversaw all investment models and was a member of the Investment Committee. From 1996 to 2003, Alistair was Head of Investor Solutions, SSgA. In this capacity he was responsible for creating and implementing innovative client solutions for the High Net Worth Division. Prior to joining SSgA Alistair spent eleven years at NatWest Investment Management in a variety of roles, including senior portfolio manager, quantitative equities, in London, New York and Boston. Alistair received a Diploma in Computer Science and a M.A. (Cantab.) in Economics from the University of Cambridge, Churchill College, UK.