André is a Co-Founder, Partner, and Chief Investment Officer of HighVista Strategies and serves as an Advisor for HighVista Systematic Strategies. He was previously the George Gund Professor of Finance and Banking at the Harvard Business School where he served in senior roles including Senior Associate Dean and Chair of the Finance Faculty. André’s research and teaching were in investment management and the capital markets, for which he won numerous awards. André is a Board Member of The Vanguard Group and RIT Capital Partners and he serves on the Mass General Brigham Investment Committee. He received a BSc (Hons) from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and an MS and PhD from Stanford University.