Christina Shockley

Portfolio Manager, Overlay Services

B.A. (magna cum laude), Economics, DePauw University
Associated Person – NFA, Series 3 (Russell Investments Commodity Advisor)


Christina Shockley is a portfolio manager in Russell Investments’ investment division. Christina’s primary responsibilities are to design, implement, and manage portfolios for Russell Investments’ overlay services group. Strategies include cash securitization, synthetic rebalancing, liquidity management, liability-based solutions, currency overlays, and portable alpha.

Prior to joining the overlay services team in 2017, Christina was a portfolio manager in the equity derivatives group, where she researched and implemented synthetic trading strategies and overlays for the Russell funds and third-party clients. Christina’s responsibilities also included the global execution of listed and OTC instruments, including equity futures, swaps, and options.

Before moving to the equity derivatives team in 2013, Christina was a currency trader, responsible for trade execution for Russell Investments’ currency management business, which services the foreign exchange needs of external clients and all of Russell Investments’ internal businesses, including the Russell funds, overlay services, and transition management.

Christina joined Russell Investments in 2008 as a trading analyst for Russell Investments’ operations group. In this role, she oversaw the settlements program, confirmed trades, and investigated various operational issues. Christina also led the successful implementation of Continuous Linked Settlement (an industry program crucial in reducing settlement failures) with Russell Investments’ largest custodian.

Before this position, Christina completed two internships with Russell Investments, one with the portfolio trading group, and the latter with the equities and fixed income trading team.

Christina is a portfolio manager for Russell Investments Implementation Services, LLC, Russell Investments’ global trading firm. Russell Investments Implementation Services, LLC is an SEC registered investment adviser and broker-dealer, member FINRA, SICP.


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