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

Jun 17, 2021 | 12:00 PM ET
Join Aite Group and Abel Noser Solutions as we discuss a holistic approach to measuring multi-asset class trading costs while improving transaction efficiency and satisfying regulatory compliance. Are there gaps in your TCA coverage? During our 45-minute LIVE webinar, you’ll learn about how to...
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...

Events

Apr 27-28, 2021
Virtual Event
Times may be uncertain, but one thing remains true: there is power in people coming together. That is why TradeTech is back in April 2021 with our flagship edition of the largest buy side equity trading virtual event. Only here can you learn from, and network with, Europe’s leading buy side...

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