A graduate of Imperial College, London (Distinction) and the University of Belgrade, Dr Ana Cukic-Armstrong, Ph.D is a hedge fund manager, entrepreneur and the Chief Executive Officer at Armstrong Investment Mangers LLP, an FCA licensed financial institution. Dr Cukic-Armstrong led the portfolio at UBS Wealth Management with a discretionary mandate of Eur 5bn and the multi-asset group at Insight Investment. She frequently appears in the media as an investment expert on Bloomberg, BBC, CNN and CNBC. She was the non-executive board member of Aberdeen Asian Income Fund Ltd from 2005-2015 where she engaged in frequent due diligence trips to Asia. Informational efficiency and technological development have provided opportunities for crowd sourcing her investment strategies. Ana has been building a model to connect leading mathematicians from M.I.T, Imperial, Copenhagen and other universities to identify market inefficiencies and investment strategies.
She holds the following awards and nominations: 2017 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Awards 2017 – Ucits; 2017 HFM European Hedge Fund Performance Awards 2017; 2016 Multi Strategy CTA Intelligence European Performance Awards; 2016 CTA Systematic Macro; 2016 City A.M. – Top 10 women in investments; 2016 City A.M. – Power 100 Women; 2016 I-Invest – Best Global Multi Asset Fund Manager; 2016 Wealth & Finance International – Best UK Multi Asset Fund – AIM Multi Asset; 2016 ACQ Awards – Gamechanger of the Year; 2016 ACQ Awards – Macro Fund Manager of the Year; 2016 ACQ Awards – Multi Asset Fund of the Year; 2016 AI Magazine – Most Innovative Hedge Fund Manager; 2016 AI Hedge Fund Awards – Top 5 Global Multi-Asset Fund; 2015 ACQ Awards – Gamechanger of the Year; 2015 ACQ Awards – Macro Fund Manager of the Year; 2015 ACQ Awards – Multi Asset Fund of the Year; 2014 ‘Macro Fund Manager of the Year’ at ACQ Awards, 2013 DDS nominated in ‘Macro Long Term Performance’ category at HFM awards; 2013 HFA Awards, 2011 HFM Awards; 2011 Red Magazine Hot Women Awards; 2009 Spear’s Wealth Management – New Firm of the Year. She has worked in leading positions at: UBS AG, Insight Investment, Aberdeen Asset Management and Armstrong Investment Managers LLP, where she is CEO.