Lars N. Nielsen
19 years of experience
years at AQR
M.S., B.S., University of Copenhagen
Lars Nielsen is a Principal and the Chief Risk Officer at AQR Capital Management. In this role, Lars oversees AQR's global risk function, which includes the identification, measurement, monitoring and management of all financial and non-financial risks across the firm. Previously, Lars oversaw research in AQR’s Global Stock Selection and Global Asset Allocation teams, and was part of the portfolio management teams for a number of AQR’s multistrategy hedge funds and long-only equity portfolios. His research has been published in The Review of Financial Studies, The Financial Analysts Journal, The Journal of Portfolio Management and The Journal of Investing. Prior to joining AQR, Lars was a quantitative equity analyst at Danske Invest. Lars earned a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in economics from the University of Copenhagen.
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