Yao Hua Ooi
Principal
Yao Hua is a Principal on the Global Asset Allocation team, focusing on research and portfolio management of macro-related strategies that include commodities, risk parity and managed futures. His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Investment Management, and he shared the 2013 Whitebox Prize for his work on time series momentum. Prior to AQR, he structured interest rate derivative products at UBS. Yao Hua is an alumnus of the Jerome Fisher Program in Management and Technology at the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School and a B.S. in engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Science, majoring in finance and computer engineering and graduating summa cum laude in both.