Fanesca Young

senior vice president, director, equity portfolio management, Acadian Asset Management

Fanesca serves as director, equity portfolio management at Acadian.  She is a member of the firm’s senior investment leadership team and helps to oversee and direct investment and research processes used by Acadian and the individuals that implement those processes. 

Prior to joining Acadian, she led the global systematic equities team at GIC and is responsible for the management of long-only, active extension, and absolute return equity strategies.  Prior to joining GIC, she was a principal at Los Angeles Capital Management and served as managing director and director of quantitative research, where she oversaw the firm’s proprietary stock selection model and supervised the execution of technical methodologies in the firm’s strategies.

Fanesca has served on several editorial boards, including the Financial Analyst Journal and the Journal of Systematic Investing, and has published applied research in industry journals.  Fanesca earned a Ph.D. in statistics from Columbia University and an M.Phil. and an M.A. in statistics from Columbia University. She also holds a B.A. in mathematics from the University of Virginia. Fanesca is a CFA charterholder.