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Christopher Holt

Managing Editor,, Canada
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Christopher Holt is head of industry relations in the Americas for the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association, sponsors of the CAIA designation. He is also the founder of, a leading alternative investment website focusing on academic research and industry trends. Prior to this he was head of institutional sales for JC Clark, a $400 million Canadian hedge fund manager, and spent a decade in the management consulting industry with various firms, including Ernst & Young. During this time he worked as both a consultant and a research director, providing counsel to major clients in the financial services and telecom sectors. For 10 years he was also a consultant to the annual meetings of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Holt has an MBA from Duke University and holds the CAIA designation.

Articles by this Author

  • When Form Follows Function: How Core–Satellite Investing Has Sparked an Era of Convergence
    by Christopher Holt
    “It is the pervading law of all things organic and inorganic…that form ever follows function.”Nineteenth century Chicago architect Louis Sullivan famously observed that a building’s design must follow from its functional use. The same might be said about the design of modern portfolios and their management entities (pensions, endowments, asset managers, etc.). After emerging over the past decade as a simple portfolio management rubric,...

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