Arnold S. Wood
Co-Chair, Investments at Martingale Asset Management, L.P.
Arnold S. Wood is Co-Chair, Investments at Martingale Asset Management, L.P. Arnie is well known for his pioneering educational work, particularly in behavioral finance and investment practices. Prior to founding Martingale, he was a Trustee and Senior Vice President of Batterymarch Financial Management where he was a global investment strategist and portfolio manager for ten years. Prior to joining Batterymarch, Arnie headed the Pension Asset Department and the Investment Strategy Committee at State Street Bank and Trust Company, now SSgA.
Arnie is a Trustee of the Research Foundation of the CFA Institute. He was a Governor of the CFA Institute, Chairman of the former Financial Analysts Federation, Chair of the Financial Analysts Journal Committee, and a founding member of the International Society of Financial Analysts. He has received prestigious awards from the CFA Institute, including the Daniel J. Forrestal Leadership Award for Professional Ethics and Standards of Practice and the Leadership Award in Global Investing. He has written Fatal Attractions for Money Managers (FAJ); Manager vs. Client: What’s the Difference (JPM); The Plan: Trustees Under Duress and Behavioral Finance & Investment Committee Decision Making (CFA Institute 2006). He also co-authored Individual Decisions Making and Group Decision Processes (JBF); Recent research is in the area of Committee Investment Judgment and Decision Dynamics. Arnie is an advisor for and presenter at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government study on Investment Decisions and Behavioral Finance. He is a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford.