FIA was conceived and designed by Andrew Colin, one of the world’s leading experts in performance attribution.
Frustrated with the limitations of existing systems, and following much discussion with banks, fund managers and consultants worldwide, he begin work on FIA in 2008.
Andrew holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of St Andrews, is a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, and holds Chartered Mathematician accreditation. He is also Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Business at Queensland University of Technology, where his team researches risk in financial and engineering asset management.
Andrew’s previous experience includes working in defence, in academia, as a proprietary trader and as a bond fund manager. He has lectured on attribution topics to the world’s top fund managers and investment institutions, and has published widely on the field of performance measurement. Previously Head of Fixed Income Research at the Statpro Group plc, he is the author of Fixed Income Attribution, (Wileys, 2005), the only textbook published to date on the subject.