Andrew Rozanov is an independent expert with a 17-year track record of advising central banks and governments on portfolio management. During 2016-19, he served as an independent non-executive director and chairman of the board of the National Investment Corporation of the National Bank of Kazakhstan, which is one of the country’s sovereign wealth funds. Previously, Andrew was associate fellow in the International Economics programme at Chatham House, where he was researching Abenomics. Prior to that, he worked at Permal Group, where he was responsible for advising institutional investors on asset allocation, portfolio construction, risk management and alternative investments, focusing on global macro and tail risk strategies. Before that, he worked at State Street Corporation and UBS Investment Bank, in Tokyo and in London.
Andrew is known in the industry for having introduced the term ‘sovereign wealth funds’ (SWFs) in an article in Central Banking Journal in 2005. Subsequently, he published extensively on SWF-related matters, and edited two highly acclaimed books – Global Macro and Tail Risk Hedging. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), a Financial Risk Manager (FRM), and a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), and holds a Master’s equivalent degree in Asian and African Studies, with a concentration in Japan, from Moscow State University. He has lived, studied and worked in Japan for 20 years and is fully fluent in Japanese.