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Six new members join EDHEC-Risk Institute’ international advisory board

Wednesday, October 03, 2012
Opalesque Industry Update - EDHEC-Risk Institute announces that six new members have joined its international advisory board, which brings together high-level representatives from regulatory bodies, leading pension funds, professional organisations and business partners.

The role of the international advisory board is to validate the relevance and goals of the research programme proposals presented by the centre’s management and to evaluate research outcomes with respect to their potential impact on industry practices. The 42 members of the board also advise on the objectives and contents of projects deriving from the expertise of the research centre, thereby ensuring that graduate and executive programmes remain at the forefront of developments in the marketplace.

The six new members are as follows:

o Ashvin B. Chhabra, Chief Investment Officer, Institute for Advanced Study
o Joseph John Jelincic, Member of the Board of Administration and Chair of the Risk & Audit Committee, California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS)
o Timo Löyttyniemi, Managing Director, The State Pension Fund (Finland)
o Joseph Masri, Head of Risk Management, Qatar Investment Authority
o Olivier Rousseau, Executive Director, Fonds de réserve pour les retraites (The French pension reserve fund)
o Jean-Paul Villain, Director, Strategy Unit, Managing Director’s Office, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Press release

www.edhec-risk.com

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