Andrew Clark is Chief Index Strategist for Thomson Reuters Indices. In this role Andrew is responsible of developing new index methodologies, vetting index methodologies proposed by partners of Thomson Reuters Indices, chairing the Thomson Reuters Index Action Committee, and being the chief “evangelist” for the Thomson Reuters Index business. As evangelist, Andrew has made appearances on CNBC in the U.S., BNN in Canada, MSNBC in Hong Kong, CCTV in mainland China, CNNfN, Reuter’s Insider and ETNow. He has spoken at many industry, economic, and mathematical conferences where he has either presented original research on a variety of topics in financial mathematics, discussed trends in the markets, or presented novel investment and index construction ideas. Andrew has won several awards for his research – most recently the Most Innovative Index Award from IBA/IMN in 2009 – and was singled out at the 2010 International Symposium of Forecasters for the originality of his research into stock index volatility. His research work has appeared in Physica A, Quantitative Finance, European Physical Journal B and several other academic journals. A recent book edited by John Guerard – Handbook of Portfolio Construction – includes a chapter authored by Andrew.