Associate Analyst - Public Policy

Baltimore, Maryland (US)
Oct 13, 2020
Nov 12, 2020
Job Function
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time

Principal Responsibilities


  • Conduct analysis of regulatory, legal, and policy decisions made across the US government, both at a federal (congressional, executive, agency, judicial) and local (state legislature, judicial) level; with the goal of forecasting likely outcomes and their implications for markets and particular companies
  • Write and publish internal research. Hold internal presentations of key findings, and engage in stakeholder management to ensure our investment team has the most relevant, impactful information as quickly as possible
  • Collaborate with the Washington and Regulatory Research Team, Portfolio Managers, and Research Analysts to produce cross-sector research; and contribute to projects with our Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, Risk, ESG, and Corporate Governance teams
  • Facilitate meetings with subject matter experts and policy contacts; travel to meet with and interview subject-matter experts, policy contacts, and officials to gain insights relevant to our research process
  • Provide investment insight and impact the investment process



  • Rigorous academic background with demonstrated intellectual curiosity, and talent for learning new concepts both quickly and comprehensively.
  • Interest in equity investing; background and/or strong interest in finance preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct in-depth thematic research across a broad spectrum of topics which can be additive to the investment process
  • Completion of at least Level 1 of the CFA preferred, but not required
  • Highly motivated, confident self-starter with the ability to work independently and with others
  • Effective communications skills (verbal and written

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