James Yeh is President and Co-Chief Investment Officer at Citadel and a member of the Portfolio Committee. James oversees Global Quantitative Strategies, Global Fixed Income and Macro, as well as the advanced analytics that support Citadel’s fundamental equities businesses.
James joined Citadel as one of the firm’s first employees in 1993, after completing his Ph.D. in Physics at the University of California, Berkeley. James was instrumental in building Citadel’s statistical arbitrage business and pushing the firm’s expansion into new strategies. Over his career, James has led a number of Citadel’s key businesses including Citadel Global Equities and Global Quantitative Strategies.
James serves as a Charter Trustee of Princeton University and is a Director of the Princeton University Investment Company. He earned an A.B. summa cum laude in Physics from Princeton and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of California, Berkeley. In recognition of his work in physics, James won the LeRoy Apker Award and was awarded National Science Foundation and Department of Energy Fellowships.