Ryan McRandal is a Portfolio Manager at One River Asset Management. Ryan is involved in risk premia research and developing bespoke investment and hedging solutions for One River's investors, and is a member of the Firm's Investment Committee. Prior to One River, Ryan was Head of Thematic Portfolio Management at AXA Investment Managers in London where he focused on creating customized solutions and building thematic portfolios for institutional clients. Ryan also managed the AXA Alternative Tail Hedge Fund, an award-winning tail protection fund. Prior to this, Ryan was Head of Research at Unifortune, a multi-year award winning hedge fund boutique. In this role, Ryan was responsible for overseeing deep-dive research into both discretionary and systematic investment strategies. Prior to Unifortune, he was a trader at both Swiss Re Capital Markets and WestLB, primarily trading interest rate, foreign exchange, and emerging market credit derivatives.
Ryan graduated with a first-class honors degree in International Securities, Investment and Banking from the ICMA Centre, Henley Business School at the University of Reading. In 2014, Ryan Co-Edited Tail Risk Hedging: Theory and Practice, an edited volume covering this highly specialized and relatively new topic in portfolio management. Ryan was recently inducted into the EQDerivatives Volatility Hall of Fame. Ryan is a member of the North American Equity Derivatives Committee whose purpose is to formulate best practices, discuss regulatory developments, and develop solutions to improve liquidity and transparency in North America's equity derivative and volatility markets.