Bob Jenkins

Adjunct Professor of Finance

MA (Johns Hopkins University)

Robert Jenkins is a former banker, fund manager and policy maker. He is currently a professor, board director and public policy advocate. Jenkins headed trading and sales for CitiGroup in Dubai, Bahrain, Switzerland and Japan. He then moved to the "buy side" where he led asset management firms in Tokyo, London and New York. Jenkins chaired the UK's Investment Association and served on the Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee. He has been a member of the UK's panel on takeovers and mergers as well as a number of government high level groups. He has served in an advisory capacity to CVC Capital and as Senior Fellow at Better Markets.

Jenkins teaches investment management at London Business School and was founding Chair of the AQR Asset Management Instititute at LBS. He is a long standing Governor of CFA Insititute - recently serving as Chair. He is a member of the supervisory board of NN Group, the Dutch based insurance and asset management group.

In recognition of his many contributions to the investment profession Jenkins was made a Fellow of the Society of Investment Professionals by the CFA Society, UK.

Research Awards

  • Fellow of the CFA UK Society of Investment Professionals (FSIP) in 2011, in recognition of achievements in and contribution to the investment management profession.

  • Senior Fellow at Better Markets

  • Investment theory
  • Corporate governance
  • Systemic risk
  • Financial reform


A second chance for the investment industry

Jenkins R W

CFA Institute Magazine 2014 Vol 25:4

The future of risk free-assets

Jenkins R W

in: Marsh D; Cummine A (eds). Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF), Global Public Investor 2014