Fisher Investments' Investment Policy Committee

The Investment Policy Committee leads Fisher Investments’ investment management process and makes all strategic investment decisions affecting clients’ portfolios.

The Investment Policy Committee (IPC) is the dedicated team that makes all strategic investment decisions for client portfolios. The IPC, which includes Ken Fisher, Jeff Silk, Bill Glaser, Aaron Anderson and Michael Hanson, collectively monitors global economic and market conditions to devise and implement all client investment strategies with the support of Fisher Investments’ large research department. The IPC has over 150 combined years of industry experience.

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Ken Fisher

Founder, Executive Chairman & Co-Chief Investment Officer, Fisher Investments

Ken founded Fisher Investments in 1979, and now serves as Executive Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer. His prestigious Forbes “Portfolio Strategy” column ran from 1984 through 2016, making Ken the longest continuously running columnist in Forbes’ history. He writes monthly, native language columns in major media organs around the world, including the New York Post in the United States; the Daily Telegraph in the United Kingdom; Australia’s most read newspaper, The Australian; Denmark’s leading business newspaper, Børsen; Ireland’s The Business Post; Singapore’s The Business Times; Taiwan’s Business Weekly; Caixin—often called the “Bloomberg of China”; South Korea’s largest business paper, Chosun Weekly Biz; the Netherlands’ largest newspaper, De Telegraaf; Japan’s Diamond Weekly; Spain’s largest business website and newspaper, elEconomista; Germany’s Focus Money; Canada’s most read newspaper, The Globe and Mail; Switzerland’s leading business paper, Handelszeitung; the Hong Kong Economic Journal; Italy’s third largest newspaper and number one business paper, Il Sole 24 Ore; France’s L’Opinion; Belgium’s La Libre; the United Arab Emirates’ The National; and Austria’s Trend. In total, his 21 unique columns span more countries in more total volume than any other columnist of any type ever. He also appears regularly on financial and news media segments—including on Fox News, Fox Business and CNN International—and is active on social media. Ken has authored 11 books, including 4 New York Times bestsellers.

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Jeff Silk

Vice Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer, Fisher Investments

Jeff Silk is a Vice Chairman and Co-Chief Investment Officer. Jeff oversees all portfolio management functions across a wide range of investment strategies at the firm. Jeff joined Fisher Investments in 1983 as one of the firm’s first employees. Prior to his current role, Jeff was President and Chief Operating Officer. He has also served as Director of Trading and Operations, where he was instrumental in developing the firm’s first portfolio management, research and trading technologies.

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Bill Glaser

Executive Vice President Portfolio Management, Fisher Investments

Bill Glaser is the Executive Vice President of Portfolio Management, Co-Chief Investment Officer and a member of the Investment Policy Committee (IPC). Bill joined Fisher Investments in 1999 and has served on the firm’s five-member IPC since 2011. He was appointed Co-Chief Investment Officer in 2022. In those roles, he oversees the firm’s Portfolio Management Department, which includes the Research, Investment Operations, Investment Solutions, Global Custody Management, Business Process Management and Portfolio Evaluation Groups. He is also a member of the Technology Transformation Committee.

Aaron Anderson

Senior Vice President of Research, Fisher Investments

Aaron Anderson serves as Senior Vice President of Research and is a member of the firm’s five-person Investment Policy Committee (IPC). In his role, he oversees global macroeconomic analysis and capital markets research.

Since joining the firm in 2005, Aaron’s past responsibilities at Fisher Investments have included managing and working on the Capital Markets Research Team and writing commentary for Fisher Investments’ MarketMinder insights.

He is a regular guest on major financial TV networks, like CNBC Asia, and is quoted in publications, like The Wall Street Journal and Reuters, for his thoughts on central bank moves, interest rate forecasts and other relevant capital markets indicators. Aaron has written two books, including Own the World: How Smart Investors Create Global Portfolios.

Aaron regularly meets with both private and institutional clients globally and is a regular speaker for Fisher Investments’ client seminars, providing information regarding market outlook, portfolio positioning and global economic factors.

Aaron holds degrees in Geophysics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and Applied Economics from the University of San Francisco. He currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area with his family.

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Michael Hanson

Senior Vice President Research, Fisher Investments

Michael Hanson is a Senior Vice President of Research at Fisher Investments. In his current role, Michael also oversees the firm’s Research Group, which monitors the global economy and markets for investing risks and opportunities. As a member of the IPC, Michael plays a critical role in all strategic investment decision for Fisher Investments’ client portfolios.

He joined Fisher Investments in 2002 and has served on the firm’s five-member Investment Policy Committee (IPC) since 2017.

Michael Hanson, Senior Vice President, Research
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Meet the Investment Policy Committee

Fisher Investments’ Investment Policy Committee is a five-member portfolio management team responsible for making the strategic investment decisions that affect clients' portfolios.

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