John Chisholm, CFA

Co-Chief Executive Officer

John Chisholm

John was one of Acadian’s co-founders, joining the firm in 1987. He built the first versions of Acadian’s quantitative models and managed client portfolios, and then served as Acadian’s Chief Investment Officer for many years. In 2018 he moved into the co-CEO role along with Ross Dowd. Earlier in his career, John served as systems engineer at Draper Laboratories and as an analyst for the International Asset Management Department at the State Street Bank and Trust Company (now SSgA). He earned an M.S. in business/finance from MIT and a B.S. in engineering from MIT. John is a CFA charterholder and member of CFA Society Boston.