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Pension Risk MattersSM is written and maintained by Susan Mangiero, PhD, AIFA, CFA, CFE, FRM, PPC

Dr. Susan Mangiero is a CFA charterholder, certified Financial Risk Manager, Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst, Certified Fraud Examiner and Professional Plan Consultant. She offers independent risk management and valuation consulting and training. She has provided testimony before the ERISA Advisory Council, the OECD and the International Organization of Pension Supervisors. Dr. Mangiero has served as an expert witness as well as offering behind-the-scenes forensic analysis, calculation of damages and rebuttal report commentary. She has over twenty years of experience in capital markets, global treasury, asset-liability management, LIBOR securities, municipal finance, portfolio management, economic and investment analysis, derivatives, financial risk control and valuation, including work on trading desks for several global banks, in the areas of fixed income, foreign exchange, interest rate and currency swaps, futures and options.

Dr. Mangiero has provided advice about risk management for a wide variety of consulting clients and employers including General Electric, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Mesirow Financial, Bankers Trust, Bank of America, Chilean pension supervisory, World Bank, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, RiskMetrics, U.S. Department of Labor, Northern Trust Company and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Dr. Mangiero is the author of Risk Management for Pensions, Endowments and Foundations (John Wiley & Sons, 2005), a primer on risk and valuation issues, with an emphasis on fiduciary responsibility and best practices. Her articles have appeared in Expert Alert (American Bar Association, Section of Litigation), Hedge Fund Review, Investment Lawyer, Valuation Strategies, RISK Magazine, Financial Services Review, Journal of Indexes, Family Foundation Advisor, Hedgeco.net, Expert Evidence Report, Bankers Magazine and the Journal of Compensation and Benefits. Dr. Mangiero has written chapters for several books, including the Litigation Services Handbook and The Handbook of Interest Rate Risk Management.

Dr. Mangiero is authoring a second book on risk management and is editing a book on 401(k) plan governance. In addition to her contributions to www.pensionriskmatters.com, a popular award-winning and syndicated blog, she launched a second blog that addresses compliance and investment best practices for all types of institutional investors, www.goodriskgovernancepays.com, in early 2011. She is a frequently invited speaker and has keynoted or led workshops for organizations such as the Stable Value Investment Association, Harvard Law School, Florida Public Pension Trustees Association, New York State Department of Insurance, Association of Public Pension Auditors, AICPA - Employee Benefits Section, National Association of Corporate Directors and Financial Executives International.

She has created and/or taught risk management workshops and courses about derivatives valuation, asset-liability management, hedging and hedge funds for organizations such as the Global Association of Risk Professionals, National School of Banking, Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, Practicing Law Institute, Association for Financial Professionals, New York Bar Association, New York State Society of CPAs, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, American Society of Appraisers, AICPA, Financial Planners Association and the New York Society of Security Analysts.

Send an email to contact@fiduciaryleadership.com to request a copy of Dr. Susan Mangiero’s resume, expert witness record and/or a compilation of her investment risk governance thought leadership work.

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