Scott Decatur is Director for Segall Bryant & Hamill’s Quantitative Strategies, leading the international equity investment team and serving as the architect of SBH’s quantitatively driven investment strategies: International Small Cap, Emerging Markets and Emerging Markets Small Cap equities. Prior to joining SBH, Dr. Decatur was the Chief Investment Officer of Philadelphia International Advisors (PIA), managing the quantitative international strategies and overseeing PIA’s proprietary quantitative techniques, including security and country ranking models, investment valuation tools, market trend analyses and risk models. Prior to PIA, he was at Delaware Investments, where he was a member of the Structured Products Group and served as director of quantitative equity research. Additionally, he worked at Grantham, Mayo, van Otterloo & Co. as a Quantitative Analyst, focusing on emerging markets. Dr. Decatur holds a B.S. and M.S. in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Harvard University, where his doctoral research focused on machine learning in the presence of noisy data. Dr. Decatur started in the investment industry in 1997.