Global Standards for the world economy

Thursday 12 December 2019

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Advisory Council members


Giuseppe Ballocchi


Dr. Giuseppe Ballocchi, CFA, is a Partner at Alpha Governance Partners, a former Governor of CFA Institute and a member of CFA Institute’s Future of Finance Content Council. He also serves as an Adjunct Professor and a Member of the Steering Committee for the Master in Finance programme at the University of Lausanne.

Dr. Ballocchi represents CFA Institute on the IFRS Advisory Council.  CFA Institute’s mission is to lead the investment profession globally by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.

Dr. Ballocchi specializes in derivative-based strategies and is passionate about bridging the gap between the theory and the practice of finance. He is a partner at a fintech startup and serves on the Board of the REGMIFA fund.  He is writing a book on Pitfalls in Wealth Management.

Dr. Ballocchi has served as head of financial engineering and risk analytics at Pictet & Cie, chief investment officer at Olsen Ltd, fixed-income manager at the Asian Development Bank in Manila and as a high-energy physicist at CERN.  He is a past president of the CFA Society of Switzerland.  He holds a degree in physics from the University of Bologna, an MBA from the Open University, and a PhD in high-energy physics from the University of Rochester.