This course, hosted by Aaron Brown, is intended for people working in risk management at agency asset managers?mutual funds and hedge funds?as well as the risk staff of end investors?pension funds, endowments, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds and other institutions with pools of capital to invest.
A veteran of more than three decades in the financial industry, Aaron Brown is the chief risk manager of AQR Capital Management in Greenwich, Connecticut. He has also been a trader, portfolio manager, finance professor and head of mortgage securities at institutions including Citigroup and Morgan Stanley. The author of ?Red-Blooded Risk? (2011) and ?The Poker Face of Wall Street? (2006), Brown has degrees in applied mathematics from Harvard University and in finance and statistics from the University of Chicago?s Booth School of Business and was GARP?s 2011 Risk Manager of the Year.