Our Team

Edward Rackham, Ph.D

Co-Chief Investment Officer

About Edward

As Co-Chief Investment Officer, Dr. Rackham’s role is to oversee the entire investment process, with specific focus on risk management and portfolio construction. Dr. Rackham works with the Risk Management group to focus on the research and development of portfolio construction techniques designed to forecast and control the investment risk of the Firm’s portfolios. In addition, Dr. Rackham and the Risk Management group look at ways to embed the Firm’s stock selection views into investment portfolios in a cost-controlled fashion, while simultaneously controlling for forecast uncertainty in both portfolio’s expected performance and forward-looking risk. Dr. Rackham works closely with the Portfolio Management, Research, and Trading departments. As Co-CIO, Dr. Rackham frequently meets with clients, prospects and consultants to communicate the Firm’s investment philosophy and details of the investment process.

Prior to joining Los Angeles Capital, Dr. Rackham spent six years at Wilshire Associates, researching and developing risk and portfolio analytics tools, most recently as Head of Research and Development of their Equity Analytics group. Previously, Dr. Rackham was an instructor in mathematics and physical chemistry at the University of Oxford, where he also earned his doctorate.

Experience and Credentials

MChem University of Oxford, 2000
PhD University of Oxford, 2004

2011 – Present
Los Angeles Capital
2005 – 2011
Wilshire Associates