Mr. Steidl is a partner at Research Affiliates Global Advisors (Europe) Limited. He is responsible for the firm’s relationships with a number of key Research Affiliates’ distribution partners in the European region, representing the firm’s various investment strategies. He also provides education around the firm's research and insights to the region’s institutional investors and consultants. Prior to joining Research Affiliates Global Advisors (Europe) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Research Affiliates Global Holdings, LLC, he was vice president at MSCI in London where he headed the Nordic business development team responsible for providing multi-asset class analytics solutions and offering best practice industry advice, tools and services to all Nordic institutions: buy-side, sell-side and asset owners. Prior to this he was an internal consultant with Investec Bank in Johannesburg. He holds an undergraduate degree in financial economics from Rhodes University, South Africa. He is a CFA charterholder and a Financial Risk Manager.