Audrey Blater

Audrey Blater

Director, Capital Markets Practice

Areas of Expertise: Electronic Trading, Fixed Income, Foreign Exchange, Listed and OTC Derivatives, Risk Management

Audrey Blater, Ph.D., is the Director of Aite-Novarica’s Capital Markets team, focusing on fixed income, foreign exchange, listed and OTC derivatives, and risk management research. Her work spans technological developments, industry trends, and market structure as well as the impact of financial regulations.

Audrey brings to Aite-Novarica over 20 years of financial markets experience. Most recently, she served as the Director of Research for the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA). During her tenure at ISDA, she led the association’s research effort to communicate public policy goals and derivatives industry trends to ISDA’s membership, the regulatory community, and other stakeholders through public speaking engagements and written research, including thought leadership pieces, white papers, and commentaries.

Audrey was also a Senior Applied Researcher for MSCI Inc., where she worked with sales professionals to engage clients and prospects through in-person meetings and written research related to multi-asset class market risk. She authored several papers focusing on enterprise risk management, stress testing, and expected shortfall, drawing from the market knowledge she gained as a fixed income analyst and trader working for AQR Capital Management, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based quantitative hedge fund.

Audrey holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Economics from Fordham University as well as a B.B.A. from Iona College. Her thesis, China’s New Millennium Financial Liberalization Programs: Economic Risks to the Chinese Retail Investor has been presented and discussed at multiple forums.  


Jun 17, 2021 | 12:00 PM ET
Join Aite Group and Abel Noser Solutions as we discuss a holistic approach to measuring multi-asset class trading costs while improving transaction efficiency and satisfying regulatory compliance. Are there gaps in your TCA coverage? During our 45-minute LIVE webinar, you’ll learn about how to...
Thursday, March 11, 2021 | 11 a.m. ET
A year in, the COVID-19 crisis and subsequent government responses continue to have a significant impact on the global economy. In this webinar moderated by Aite Group senior analyst Rodney Nelsestuen, 11 analysts will provide an overview of the pandemic’s effect across the financial...


Sep 8-9, 2021
Virtual Event
Times may be uncertain, but one thing remains true: there is power in people coming together. That’s why we are running our very first TradeTech FX Hybrid event this September, so that you can join in person at the exclusive Hurlingham Club or virtually as we stream the event live online. As the...
Jun 22-23, 2021
Virtual Event

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