Michael Ho, Senior Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer, Alternatives, STATE STREET GLOBAL ADVISORS
Michael is a Senior Managing Director of State Street Global Advisors and is the Chief Investment Officer of Alternatives. In this role, Michael is focused on building out liquid alternative capabilities, including its existing Global Macro strategies. He is a member of the firm's Executive Management Group.
He has over 20 years of investment management experience in absolute return, global macro, global equity, global fixed-income and currency. Michael previously served as Chief Investment Officer for Mellon Capital. In this capacity, he was responsible for over $220 billion of assets under management across all equities, fixed-income, global tactical asset allocation and alternative investments, and had oversight of all investment management, trading and research. Michael has extensive experience in both alternative and traditional long-only investments from alpha research and strategy design to portfolio management and implementation.
Prior to joining Mellon Capital as CIO, Michael was the Founder and CIO of Kevian Capital Management, a macro-driven hedge fund. Before that, he was the CIO at Marcuard Family Office.
Michael holds a PhD degree in Management Science Engineering from Stanford University. He graduated with a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.