Ian A. Lucas
Head of Applied Factor Theory
Ian Lucas is currently the Chief Economist and Head of Factor Theory for LCM Investment Management. In this role, Ian blends economic insights with statistical analysis to create data-driven products and services. He identifies, validates, and integrates empirical observations in the macro economy and capital markets. Based on this work, he designs factor-based investment strategies to capture systematic sources of return as economic conditions vary through time.
Passionate about building on the foundations of theory and practice, Ian is pioneering new methods in portfolio optimization and factor allocation.