Jason Hsu, PhD


Chairman and CIO, Rayliant Global Advisors
Director, Henderson Rowe
Professor Of Finance, UCLA Anderson School of Management

Jason is a Director at Henderson Rowe and Founder and CIO of Rayliant Global Advisors (RGA), a global investment management group. RGA specialises in asset allocation and factor-based investment solutions, with a unique focus on emerging markets. Jason also co-founded Research Affiliates, a U.S. investment manager specialising in smart beta indices and asset allocation.

Jason sits on the editorial board of the Financial Analyst Journal, the Journal of Investment Management, the Journal of Investment Consulting and the Journal of Index Investing. Jason is an adjunct professor of finance at UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a visiting professor at Tsinghua University in China, Kyoto University in Japan and National Chengchi University in Taiwan.

Jason authored more than 40 journal articles and is a contributing author on eight handbooks in finance and economics. He has won two Graham and Dodd Scroll Awards, given by the CFA Institute; three Bernstein/Fabozzi-Jacob/Levy Outstanding Research Awards; three William Sharpe Best Research Awards; and one FAJ Reader’s Choice Award. Jason was recognised by Institutional Investor in 2008 as one of the 20 rising stars of the industry. He also co-invented the Fundamental Index, which won best index from Global Pension Magazine in 2007, 2008 and 2009.

Jason received his Ph.D. in finance from UCLA Anderson School of Management. He received his MSc degree from Stanford University and BSc from California Institute of Technology (Caltech).