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Jim Liew

Jim K. Liew

Adjunct Professor of Finance

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West 4th Street, 9-150
New York, NY 10012
Phone number: (212) 998-0300
Teaches Research Interests
  • Topics in Hedge Fund Strategies

Academic Background
Ph.D., 1999, Columbia Business School
M.Phil., 1998, Columbia Business School
B.A., 1991, University of Chicago

Dr. Liew obtained his Ph.D. in Finance from Columbia Business School and has spent many years within the hedge fund industry. He is currently the CEO of JKL Capital Management, LLC. Dr. Liew has previously worked at a +$13 billion macro futures fund and a high-frequency NYC-based statistical arbitrage fund, where he built, back-tested, and implemented systematic strategies.

Dr. Liew has extensive business experience within the hedge fund-of-funds industry as well. Such experiences include: starting a successful fund-of-funds business that eventually spun out of The Carlyle Group, managing the World Bank's pension fund direct investments into hedge funds, and sourcing hedge funds and creating institutional investment products for a managed account platform.

Dr. Liew has published numerous papers with regards to hedge fund investing and quantitative investment strategies. He currently spends his time: building "better" hedge fund benchmark indices, consulting and advising individuals/institutions on alternative investment opportunities. Dr. Liew serves on the CAIA Hedge Fund Curriculum Committee.

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