Navneet Arora

Head of Global Quantitative Strategies


Navneet Arora joined Citadel in 2013 as a senior quantitative researcher, shortly after the founding of Global Quantitative Strategies. In 2019, he was named Head of GQS. Navneet has taken a successful strategy and grown it significantly by scaling our platform, attracting world-class talent and encouraging deeper collaboration between teams. He also serves on Citadel’s Portfolio Committee.

Prior to joining the firm, Navneet served as Director of Quantitative Research at American Century Investments, managing director and Global Head of Model-Based Credit Research at BlackRock and Global Head of Credit Research at Barclays Global Investors.

His research has been published in academic and practitioner journals, including the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of Investment Management and Energy Risk.

Navneet received a bachelor’s degree from Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur, a post-graduate degree from Indian Institute of Management-Kolkata and a PhD in finance from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


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