Ingrid Tierens is head of the Data Strategy team in the Global Investment Research (GIR) division at Goldman Sachs. Her team contributes to clients’ investment processes through quantitative analysis and systematic solutions, and collaborates with GIR research teams to embed alternative data sources in their research. Previously, she was head of the Equities Execution Services Strats Group in Global Markets and the Sales Strats Group across Equity Derivatives and Prime Services. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 2002, Ingrid was a director in the Active-Quantitative Investment Product Group at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers in London, and vice president in the Quantitative Financial Research and Development Division at JP Morgan Investment Management.
Ingrid is a nonresident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Freedom and Prosperity Center, past president and current board member of the Society of Quantitative Analysts in New York, board member of the KU Leuven Alumni Chapter USA, and steering committee member of the Chicago Booth PhD Alumni. She earned a PhD in Finance and an MBA from The University of Chicago, and is a CFA charterholder.