Study practical tips from behavioral science to improve decision-making with applied behavioral finance specialist Markus Schuller.

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Can your investment decision support system endure a crisis? The global pandemic has strained the behavioral and choice architecture systems that investment managers use for their decisions, requiring innovative specialization through continuous improvement. This is easier said than done. To change behavioral and choice architectural routines, certain conditions need to be met. Join Markus Schuller, founder and managing partner of Panthera Solutions, for an interactive webinar to learn practical tips for creating the best conditions to improve your decision-making process.

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About the Speaker(s)

Markus Schuller
Markus Schuller

Markus Schuller is the founder and managing partner of Panthera Solutions Sarl. He also serves as an adjunct professor and teaches such courses as “Risk Management & Applied Behavioral Finance,” “Investment Banking,” and “Asset Allocation & Applied Behavioral Finance” for the master in finance programs of the EDHEC Business School, IE Business School, and the International University of Monaco. Dr. Schuller has published articles in top academic journals and professional journals and holds keynotes at international investment conferences. He has 20 years of experience trading, structuring, and managing standard and alternative investment products. Prior to founding Panthera Solutions, Dr. Schuller worked in executive roles for a long/short equity hedge fund for which he developed the trading algorithm. He started his career as an equity trader, derivative trader, and macro analyst for various banks. Dr. Schuller earned an MBA and the MScFE designation.

Gerry Fowler
Gerry Fowler CFA

Gerry Fowler, CFA, is investment director and a global multi-asset strategist at Standard Life Investments, where he is on the team that manages various absolute return, enhanced diversified growth, and SAA/TAA/balanced funds. He is chair of the firm’s Foreign Exchange Steering Group and a member of its Strategic Investment Group and Equity and Volatility Steering Groups. Mr. Fowler began his career at Salomon Smith Barney as a derivatives research analyst and subsequently became EMEA head of derivative research. Two years later, his team was recognized as Derivatives Research House of the Year by Risk magazine. Mr. Fowler has also served as global head of equity and derivative strategy at BNP Paribas, where he built a team that was voted number one for trading ideas using options in the Greenwich Survey of Institutional Investors and was selected as Derivative Research House of the Year by Derivatives Intelligence. He has served as a board member and board chair of CFA Society of the UK and completed a certificate program in international mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Mr. Fowler earned a bachelor of commerce in finance and economics and a post-graduate diploma in applied finance and investments.

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