About the Author
Christian Szylar is currently Global Head of Risk and Performance Measurement in a global leading asset management company Marshall Wace LLP. Christian worked at Kinetic Partners LLP as a Partner, where he headed a risk and valuation solution to asset management firms and banks. Prior to this, he was Managing Director of RBS Portfolio Risk Services, where he developed a portfolio of risk management services tailored to worldwide asset managers, and was also a conducting officer at RBS Luxembourg offering independent management company services. He was also Vice President at Mizuho Financial Group.
Christian holds a Ph.D. in Management Science from University of Law, Economics and Management at Nancy. He furthered his studies at MIT/Sloan School of Management and participated in a number of Harvard Economics programs. He teaches in various Masters degree programs in Finance, and for some time he headed the MBA program in Luxembourg.
Christian also acted as a senior official expert for the ATTF, and as such he advised many financial institutions and Central Banks. He was Vice President of the IAS Luxembourg, an organization aiming to promote corporate social responsibility in Europe.
Christian has published many articles on risk, finance, macroeconomics, and economic intelligence in reviews and several books. He recently published Risk Management under UCITS III/IV—New Challenges for the Fund Industry (ISTE/Wiley) and also edited the UCITS Handbook (ISTE/Wiley). ...