David R. Williams is a Senior Portfolio Strategist for Northern Trust’s Fund of Hedge Funds products and a member of the team’s Senior Investment Committee. He works with both the fund of fund product offerings and directly with clients on custom alternative portfolios.
Prior to joining the firm in 2010, he spent seven years in portfolio management for Glenwood Capital, a large fund of hedge funds, and a subsidiary of the Man Group . There he was responsible for analyzing, proposing and managing portfolio changes to enable programs to meet their investment mandates while adhering to their investment guidelines. Previously David was a research analyst at Ellwood Associates, an investment consulting firm focused on institutional clients. He holds a Masters in Business Adminstration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BS in Finance from Illinois State University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.