External speakers

Amlan Roy

Global Chief Retirement Strategist and Senior Managing Director, State Street Global Advisors

Dr. Amlan Roy is the Global Chief Retirement Strategist and Senior Managing Director at SSGA since April 2017. He is an experienced Global Macro Researcher specializing in Demographics & Pensions related to Economics, Investments and Public Policy. He highlights structural issues related to gender disparity, youth unemployment, system risks due to policy interactions with ALM & SAA. He is a Senior Research Associate at LSE and Guest Finance Professor at LBS.

Prior to joining SSGA, he was Head of Global Demographics & Pensions Research and Managing Director at Credit Suisse having joined there in 1998. At Credit Suisse, Amlan was a client facing Researcher presenting to clients in 25+ countries and speaking at 60+ global conferences/events. In a prior role he developed global risk and asset allocation models serving as an international expert on Financial System Architecture.

His big-picture macro strategic research in Global Demographics & Pensions is used by policy makers and investors and draws on the fields of Macroeconomics, Portfolio Theory, Behavioral Economics, Statistics, Derivatives and Econometrics.
Prior to joining Credit Suisse, he spent over a decade in academia with a distinguished teaching career in the US and the UK. He was UK ESRC Research Fellow, Ponders Fellow, a Boston University Doctoral Scholar and a Government of India National Scholar. Amlan has a PhD and an MA in Financial Economics from the University of Iowa, an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and a BA Honours in Economics from St. Stephen’s College, university of Delhi.