Avi Lavi

Chief Investment Officer—Global and International Value Equities; Portfolio Manager—Global Research Insights

22 Years at AB
27 Years of experience

Avi Lavi, an AB Partner, was appointed Chief Investment Officer of Global and International Value Equities in March 2016 and has also been Portfolio Manager for Global Research Insights since May 2016. He has been a member of the Cross Border team since early 2012. Previously, Lavi served as co-CIO of Global Value Equities (since July 2014) and global director of Value Research (since early 2012). From 2006 to 2012, he was CIO of UK and European Value Equities, and director of research for UK and European Value Equities from 2000 to 2006, during which time he helped establish AB’s first research operation based outside the US. Lavi joined the firm in 1996 as a research associate for utilities and expanded his coverage in 1998 to include oil and gas, covering these industries on a global basis. He subsequently became a senior analyst and sector leader for energy research. Lavi was previously an assistant controller at the State of Israel Economic Offices in New York. Prior to that, he was an accountant with Kesselman & Kesselman, PwC’s Israeli affiliate. Lavi holds a BA in accounting and economics from Bar-Ilan University in Israel and an MBA from New York University. Location: London