Melissa Brown of Axioma, Inc will be presenting on the current state of market risk. Equity markets seem to have become more volatile recently. In Ms. Brown's presentation, she will dive more deeply into how risk compares historically, what is driving the changes, the differences and similarities among markets and other topics to help portfolio managers and asset owners understand the risk environment in which they are investing.
As Senior Director of Applied Research, Ms. Brown generates unique insights into risk trends by consolidating and analyzing the vast amount of data on market and portfolio risk. Prior to joining Axioma in 2011, Ms. Brown was Managing Director and head of the institutional business at Wintrust Capital Management. Before that, she spent 10 years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, most recently as a Partner in the Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) Group.