Each quarter, Investment Specialist Chris Dillon sits down with Sébastien Page, head of our Multi-Asset Solutions Group, and select members of the T. Rowe Price Asset Allocation Committee to discuss their latest thoughts about global investment markets. Watch this fast-paced, multifaceted discussion to tap their insights, help guide your client conversations, and inform your investment thinking.
Topics will include:
Sébastien Page, CFA, Head of Global Multi-Asset
Sébastien Page is head of Global Multi-Asset at T. Rowe Price, overseeing a team of investment professionals dedicated to a broad set of multi-asset portfolios. He is a member of the Asset Allocation Committee, which is responsible for tactical investment decisions across asset allocation portfolios. He is also a member of the Management Committee of T. Rowe Price Group.
Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Mr. Page was an executive vice president at PIMCO, where he led a team focused on research and development of multi-asset solutions. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2010, he was a senior managing director at State Street Global Markets.
Mr. Page won research paper awards from the Journal of Portfolio Management in 2003, 2010, and 2011 and from the Financial Analyst Journal in 2010 and 2014. He is the coauthor of the book "Factor Investing and Asset Allocation" (CFA Institute Research Foundation, 2016) and a member of the editorial board of the Financial Analysts Journal. He earned a master of science degree in finance and a bachelor's degree in business administration from Sherbrooke University in Quebec, Canada. Mr. Page has also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
Robert Sharps, CFA, Chief Investment Officer
Rob Sharps is head of Investments and group chief investment officer of T. Rowe Price. He is chair of the Investment Management Steering Committee and serves on the firm's Management, International Steering, Equity Steering, Fixed Income Steering, Asset Allocation, and Product Strategy Committees. He is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
Mr. Sharps has 24 years of investment experience, 22 of which have been with T. Rowe Price. He was the lead portfolio manager of the Institutional Large-Cap Growth Equity Strategy for 15 years until December 2016. During his portfolio management tenure, T. Rowe Price was twice named Large-Cap Growth Equity Manager of the Year by Institutional Investor magazine. Mr. Sharps joined the firm in 1997 as an analyst, specializing in financial services stocks, including banks, asset managers, and securities brokers. Prior to joining the firm, he completed an internship as an equity research analyst at Wellington Management. Mr. Sharps began his career in 1993 as a senior management consultant at KPMG Peat Marwick, where he focused on corporate transactions, before leaving to pursue his M.B.A. in 1995.
Mr. Sharps earned a B.S., summa cum laude, in accounting from Towson University and an M.B.A. in finance from the University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School. He also has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Mr. Sharps currently serves on the St. Paul's School Board of Trustees and is chair of the Investment Committee. He previously served six years on Towson University's College of Business and Economics Alumni Advisory Board.
Christopher Dillon, CFA, Investment Specialist
Chris Dillon is an investment specialist in the Multi-Asset Division at T. Rowe Price. He provides broad insight across the various views that T. Rowe Price has across the Equity and Fixed Income Divisions. Mr. Dillon is also responsible for communicating how the firm's Multi-Asset team is allocating across asset classes from longer- and shorter-term perspectives. Mr. Dillon is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.
Mr. Dillon has 22 years of investment experience, 13 of which have been with T. Rowe Price. Prior to joining the firm in 2006, he was an investment advisory research consultant for PNC Advisors. Prior to that, Mr. Dillon directed fixed income management research for Smith Barney Consulting Group.
Mr. Dillon earned a B.A., cum laude, in history/economics from the University of Delaware and an M.B.A. in business administration from Wilmington University. He also has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
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