Mark J. P. Anson, PhD, CFA, CPA, Esq.

Mark Anson is the Chief Investment Officer for the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS). He has complete responsibility for all asset classes in which CalPERS invests. Dr. Anson earned his law degree from the Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago where he graduated as the Executive/Production Editor of the Law Review, and his PhD and Masters in Finance from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business in New York City where he graduated with honors as Beta Gamma Sigma. Dr. Anson is a member of the New York and Illinois State Bar Associations. He has also earned the Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst, Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, and Certified Internal Auditor designations. Dr. Anson has authored books on credit derivatives, alternative assets, and tax and accounting issues for derivatives, as well as authoring more than 70 articles in professional journals.

Kenneth B. Dunn, PhD

Kenneth B. Dunn has served as the dean of the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University since July 2002. This appointment followed a 16-year career managing fixed-income portfolios as managing director of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, co-director of the U.S. Core Fixed Income Team and Morgan Stanley’s Mortgage Team, and a partner of the investment firm of Miller Anderson & Sherrerd (acquired by Morgan Stanley in ...

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