, Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manulife Asset Management said today that
has joined the firm as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager with responsibility for derivatives portfolios. He is based in
and reports to
, President, North American Asset Management and Chief Investment Officer, Asset Allocation.
"Gary is an experienced portfolio manager with deep expertise in derivatives, alternative asset analysis, asset allocation and risk. We are pleased to welcome him to our team," said Mr. Evans.
In his new role at Manulife Asset Management, Mr. Li helps manage approximately
wealth management portfolios, as well as developing and managing synthetic asset exposures inside certain asset allocation portfolios. He also is providing advisory and risk support to the firm's equity and fixed income portfolio managers with respect to their derivative positions.
Previously, Mr. Li was with MetLife Insurance Corporation as an AVP and Manager, Derivatives Risk Management. Prior to that he was Director of Risk Management and Asset Allocation for the South Carolina Retirement Investment Commission, and before that served as Director, Derivatives and Alternative Strategies for Wells Fargo Capital Management.
He holds a PhD (ABD) in Finance from the
University of Colorado
, a PhD in Statistics from
, an MS in Operations Research from Tsinghua University in
, and a BA in Applied Mathematics from
About Manulife Asset Management
Manulife Asset Management is the global asset management arm of Manulife Financial, providing comprehensive asset management solutions for institutional investors and investment funds in key markets around the world. This investment expertise extends across a broad range of public, private, and alternative asset classes, as well as asset allocation solutions. As at
September 30, 2013
, assets under management for Manulife Asset Management were
Additional information about Manulife Asset Management may be found at ManulifeAM.com.