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.