Christian Szylar is Global Head of Risk and Performance Measurement at Marshall Wace LLP. Previously, he worked at Kinetic Partners as a Member where he headed a risk and valuation services. Prior to this, he was a conducting officer of RBS (Luxembourg) S.A., as well as Managing Director of RBS Portfolio Risk Services, where he developed a portfolio of risk management services tailored to asset managers, and was a Vice President at Mizuho Financial Group.
The author holds a PhD in Finance/Management Science and specialised in Finance and Corporate Strategy at MIT/Sloan School of Management. He has studied Banking Law and participated in a number of Harvard Economics programmes. In addition, he taught various Masters degrees at the Universities of Toulouse and Nancy. He is an international reference in risk management practices and advised a lot of financial institutions on how best to implement efficient risk management process for both UCITS and hedge funds. He recently published his latest book entitled “Risk Management under UCITS III/IV – New Challenges for the Fund Industry” with ISTE/Wiley.