Andrei Bolshakov, CFA
Andrei has 20 years of investment experience and serves as our Director of Quantitative Research. Prior to joining WEDGE Capital Management in 2006, Andrei was involved in strategic investments and the development of quantitative investment tools at Companion Capital Management in Columbia, South Carolina. He formerly managed the trade finance desk of Ural Foreign trade Bank in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Andrei completed a three-year program of studies at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Mathematics, earned a Masters in International Business at the Ural State University of Economics as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, and received a PhD-level degree in Economics and Mathematical Modeling from the Russian Academy of Science. Andrei is a member of the firm’s Investment Policy Committee.