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Benjamin Johnson

Benjamin P. Johnson

Title: Director, Portfolio Consulting

Company: Barclays

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Educational Background:

MBA, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, 2009
BS, Finance and Economics, Utah State University, 2003


As a senior member of the Portfolio Consulting Group, Mr. Johnson advises investors on global investment strategy, which includes strategic and tactical asset allocation. He also works with private clients and institutions on recommending specific strategies and investment vehicles to satisfy their bespoke investment objectives.

Mr. Johnson joined Barclays Wealth in September 2008 as part of Barclays’ acquisition of Lehman Brothers Private Investment Management (PIM) business in the Americas. He joined PIM in 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Johnson worked at Bernstein Global Wealth Management (Sanford Bernstein) and was responsible for providing advice and recommendations regarding asset allocation and investments in alternative asset classes.

Mr. Johnson graduated magna cum laude from Utah State University with a BS in Economics and in Finance. He then received his MBA with honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business with concentrations in Economics, Finance, and Accounting. Mr. Johnson has been awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.