John Abbink

John Abbink

Associate, Z/Yen Group Limited

Dr. Abbink has been involved in virtually every aspect of the investment management business on both sides of the Atlantic. He has served as a portfolio manager, led a fund complex, created the investment function for a new private bank, launched numerous new products, closed seven acquisitions of investment firms, formulated corporate strategy for a proprietary trading company and generally mucked in wherever required. He is the author of a book on asset allocation employing alternative investments and a number of articles in both academic and general interest financial publications. He is a graduate of the Honors College at Michigan State University and holds a Ph.D. from Yale University.