Roman Rjanikov

Portfolio Manager


Roman is co-Portfolio Manager of Polen Capital's U.S. High Yield Strategy. Roman originally joined DDJ Capital in 2007, which was subsequently acquired by Polen Capital in 2022. Prior to 2007, Roman spent four years as an Equity Research Analyst at MFS Investment Management where he covered a variety of industries. Prior to that, Roman served as a Senior Financial Analyst at Hewlett-Packard Company, where he spent six years in several office locations across the U.S., Switzerland, and Russia. Roman received an M. Sc. in Finance and Accounting from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and an M.B.A. (with distinction) from Harvard Business School.

Strategies Portfolio

U.S. High Yield


M. Sc. from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and M.B.A. (with distinction) from Harvard University


Traveling and playing the sport of curling

  • 21
    Years Industry Experience
  • 2007
    Joined Polen
  • Boston
    Polen Office

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