Joseph Simonian is the Director of Quantitative Research in the Portfolio Research and Consulting Group at Natixis Investment Managers. In this role, he leads quantitative research and portfolio strategy for the team’s model portfolio program, as well as customized solutions for the firm’s institutional and advisory clients. Dr. Simonian also leads thought leadership efforts for the team.

Dr. Simonian has over 12 years of investment industry experience and has served previously at Lehman Brothers, PIMCO, JP Morgan, and in Fidelity’s Global Institutional Solutions group. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and has been widely published in leading industry journals.