A Senior Member of the Investment Solutions team at Northern Trust, Abdur leads the Institutional Multi-Asset Programs with primary responsibility for the development and management of innovative multi-asset class bespoke portfolios for the institutional marketplace. He is a member of the Northern Trust Multi-Asset Oversight Committee and the Investment Policy Committee. He has extensive public speaking engagements within the institutional and financial advisor communities, as well as media experience.
Before being named Head of Institutional Multi-Asset Programs, Abdur worked as a Senior Member of the FlexShares Investment Strategy team, offering valuable insights into the development of ETF investment strategies. Abdur sits on the Advisory Board of the YWCA Impact Investing ETF Board, the MMI/Morningstar Sustainable Investing Initiative Academic Advisory Board, and the Northern Trust North American Diversity Council.
Before joining Northern Trust, he was the Riley Professor of Physics at Colorado College. Abdur earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Iowa State University, an M.S. in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from The Ohio State University.