Brian D. Singer, CFA, explores new frameworks and best practices for allocating risk capital globally and discusses global risk factors and long-term risk allocation strategies. Finally, he examines nonlinear strategies to consider during risk allocation, even if you don’t use options.
About the Speaker(s)
Brian Singer, CFA, is a partner at William Blair and head of the firm’s dynamic allocation strategies team. He also serves as a portfolio manager and a member of the investment management leadership team. Previously, Mr. Singer served as head of investment strategies at Singer Partners, LLC. He also served as head of global investment solutions and the Americas chief investment officer for UBS Global Asset Management. Mr. Singer has served as a member and chair of the CFA Institute board of governors and the CFA Institute Research Foundation board of trustees, and he received the CFA Institute Distinguished Service Award. He has written extensively on global portfolio, currency, and performance issues. Mr. Singer won CFA Society Chicago’s Hortense Friedman Award for Excellence, and the Spaulding Group inducted him into the Performance and Risk Management Hall of Fame. He serves on the endowment investment committee of Exeter College at Oxford University, is chair of the Free to Choose Network, and is a board member for the Heartland Institute and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Keystone. Mr. Singer received a BA in economics from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.