Audrey Blater

Audrey Blater

Research Director

Areas of Expertise: Electronic Trading, Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Listed and OTC Derivatives, Risk Management

Audrey Blater, Ph.D., is the research director of Aite Group’s Institutional Securities & Investment team, focusing on fixed income, foreign exchange, listed and OTC derivatives, and risk management research. Her work spans technological developments, industry trends, and market structure as well as the impact of financial regulations.

Ms. Blater brings to Aite Group over 20 years of financial markets experience. Most recently, she served as the director of research for the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA). During her tenure at ISDA, she led the association’s research effort to communicate public policy goals and derivatives industry trends to ISDA’s membership, the regulatory community, and other stakeholders through public speaking engagements and written research, including thought leadership pieces, white papers, and commentaries.

Ms. Blater was also a senior applied researcher for MSCI Inc., where she worked with sales professionals to engage clients and prospects through in-person meetings and written research related to multiple-asset class market risk. She authored several papers focusing on enterprise risk management, stress testing, and expected shortfall, drawing from the market knowledge she gained as a fixed income analyst and trader working for AQR Capital Management, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based quantitative hedge fund.

Ms. Blater holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Economics from Fordham University as well as a B.B.A. from Iona College. Her thesis, China’s New Millennium Financial Liberalization Programs: Economic Risks to the Chinese Retail Investor has been presented and discussed at multiple forums.  

Webinars

Thursday, March 11, 2021 | 11 a.m. ET
A year in, the COVID-19 crisis and subsequent government responses continue to have a significant impact on the global economy. In this webinar moderated by Aite Group senior analyst Rodney Nelsestuen, 11 analysts will provide an overview of the pandemic’s effect across the financial...
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 | 11 a.m. ET
Join Aite Group senior analyst Audrey Blater and her expert team for a live one-hour webinar as they identify the top trends that will shape capital markets around the globe in 2021 and beyond. Attend the webinar to: Gain insight into how consumers of data are navigating the increasingly...

Events

Feb 9-10, 2021
Virtual Event
Times may be uncertain, but one thing remains true. There is power in people coming together. That’s why TradeTech FX is going virtual. Only at TradeTech FX can you learn from and network with heads of desk from all the leading buy side firms as they openly reveal insights post pandemic and...
Dec 16-18, 2020
Tampa, FL

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