Stephen is the former CIO and current CEO of Global Advisers, LLC, an investment and wealth management based in Philadelphia, PA. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFP Board, and founder of GlobalHumanRights.com, a non-profit organization that conducts primary research on global issues pertaining to human rights violations.
He graduated from Harvard with both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Government. He also completed an Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Local History at the University of Oxford, England, and he studied Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, and Financial Accounting at the Harvard Business School.
PROMOTION

Academic Program Manager

The Boston Graduate School of Business
(part-time)
March 2008 – August 2010
Boston, Massachusetts

PROMOTION

Marketing Manager

Harvard University
March 2005 – September 2006
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Market Research Analyst

Eduventures
March 2005 – September 2006
Boston, Massachusetts

Research Associate

Harvard Kennedy School
May 2004 – May 2006
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Investment Manager

Charles Schwab
January 2001 – July 2002
Burlington, Massachusetts

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Member Number: 226194
2000 – present
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CFP Board ID: 156933
2018 – present
His academic research focuses on political, economic, and behavioral applied methodologies that focuses on providing explanations and solutions to specific financial problems, including those that affect (or are affected by) climate change policy and science, financial modeling and optimization, regulatory policy and reform, macroeconomics, and financial markets.
His professional research employs a top-down approach to identifying investment opportunities for both  individual and institutional investors, combining fundamental and technical analysis methods to determine various factors that affect behavior and decision-making. He is particularly interested in ESG, Sustainability, and Impact Investing, and concentrates on industries and sectors that operate within these spaces.
Biography
Stephen is the former CIO and current CEO of Global Advisers, LLC, an investment and wealth management based in Philadelphia, PA. He is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFP Board, and founder of GlobalHumanRights.com, a non-profit organization that conducts primary research on global issues pertaining to human rights violations.
He graduated from Harvard with both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Government. He also completed an Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in Local History at the University of Oxford, England, and he studied Business Analytics, Economics for Managers, and Financial Accounting at the Harvard Business School.
Experience
PROMOTION

Academic Program Manager

The Boston Graduate School of Business
(part-time)
March 2008 – August 2010
Boston, Massachusetts

PROMOTION

Marketing Manager

Harvard University
March 2005 – September 2006
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Market Research Analyst

Eduventures
March 2005 – September 2006
Boston, Massachusetts

Research Associate

Harvard Kennedy School
May 2004 – May 2006
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Investment Manager

Charles Schwab
January 2001 – July 2002
Burlington, Massachusetts

View my LinkedIn profile

www.linkedin.com/in/stephenkovach/
Education
Memberships
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Member Number: 226194
2000 – present
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CFP Board ID: 156933
2018 – present
Research
His academic research focuses on political, economic, and behavioral applied methodologies that focuses on providing explanations and solutions to specific financial problems, including those that affect (or are affected by) climate change policy and science, financial modeling and optimization, regulatory policy and reform, macroeconomics, and financial markets.
His professional research employs a top-down approach to identifying investment opportunities for both  individual and institutional investors, combining fundamental and technical analysis methods to determine various factors that affect behavior and decision-making. He is particularly interested in ESG, Sustainability, and Impact Investing, and concentrates on industries and sectors that operate within these spaces.