Heather Brilliant is the CEO of Morningstar Australasia. She is the author of "Why Moats Matter: The Morningstar Approach to Stock Investing.
Previously, she was a vice president of equity analysis and credit research at Morningstar. Brilliant has held similar positions at Bank of America, Driehaus Capital Management and Coghill Capital Management before joining Morningstar in 2007. She has served as chairman of the CFA Society of Chicago.
Brilliant was named to the Chicago Crain's 40 Under 40 list in 2013.
Brilliant graduated from Northwestern University with a focus on Economics and Spanish. She also holds an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School.