Andrew Chin is Head of Investment Solutions and Sciences and a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. In this leadership role, he oversees the research, management and strategic growth of the firm’s strategic asset allocation, data science, indexing and custom beta businesses. Previously, Chin was the head of quantitative research and chief data scientist. In that capacity, he was responsible for optimizing the quantitative research infrastructure, tools and resources across the firm’s investing platforms. In 2015, Chin created and has since led the firm’s data science strategy to harness big data and leverage machine learning techniques to improve decision-making across the organization. From 2009 to 2021, he was the firm’s chief risk officer, where, in addition to his quantitative research responsibilities, he led all aspects of risk management and built a global team to identify, manage and mitigate the various risks across the organization. Chin has held various leadership roles in quantitative research, risk management and portfolio management in New York and London since joining the firm in 1997. Before joining AB, he spent three years as a project manager and business analyst in Global Investment Management at Bankers Trust. Chin holds a BA in math and computer science, and an MBA in finance from Cornell University.