Richard Hitchens

Head of Quantitative Research
30 years experience
Areas of specialty: Quantitative Analysis, Portfolio Construction and Data Science

Richard joined Alphinity in July 2017 as Senior Quantitative Analyst, serving both the Australian and Global Equities teams. Richard is well known to both equities teams having been a service provider to Alphinity for a number of years.

Richard has spent the past six years working at Credit Suisse Australia, serving as Director of Quantitative Research from 2014. He qualified as an actuary in 1998 and worked for JB Were, Goldman Sachs and RBS Australia in a range of roles before joining Credit Suisse.

Richard is currently in final stages of a Masters Degree in Information and Data Science at UC Berkeley in San Francisco. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Melbourne, and qualified as an Associate of the Securities Institute of Australia and a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia in 1998.