Dimitris Melas is responsible for equity research and strategic product development across both equity indexes and equity analytics. Dimitris leads a global team of research specialists. Prior to joining MSCI in 2006, Dimitris worked at HSBC Asset Management as Head of Research and Head of Quantitative Strategies. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering, an MBA in Finance, and a PhD in Applied Probability from the London School of Economics. He has published research papers in peer-reviewed journals and serves as Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Portfolio Management.