Ankur Crawford

Ankur Crawford

Formal First Name

Ankur Crawford is Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Alger. She joined the firm in 2004 as a Research Associate and has successfully completed the in-house analyst training program. She was named portfolio manager of the Alger Mid Cap Growth strategies in 2010 was added as a portfolio manager of the Alger Capital Appreciation, Alger Focus Equity, and Alger Spectra strategies in 2015. Crawford has over 17 years of experience in the investment management industry. She has been featured in financial publications, including InvestmentNews and Fortune.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • In 2020, Crawford was recognized as a “Top Women in Asset Management” honoree by Money Management Executive. 
  • She was awarded a fellowship from the prestigious Intel Ph.D. Fellowship Program and worked as an engineer with Intel. 
  • She was awarded a fellowship from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 
  • She holds several U.S. patents.


Strategies Managed at Alger