CFA Society Chicago Events
Distinguished Speaker Series: Brian Singer, CFA (Ended)
Date, Time, and Location:
Riding the Waves: Dynamic Asset Allocation and the Evolution of Top-Down Investing
CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour
Attire: Business Casual
Menu: Chef's Choice (vegetarian meal and iced tea available upon request)
Registration: Register Online
Hosted by: Distinguished Speaker Series Advisory Group
Brian Singer, CFA, is the head of the Dynamic Allocation Strategies team, on which he also serves as a portfolio manager. In this role, Singer shares with Thomas Clarke ultimate responsibility for strategy setting and portfolio construction across all DAS portfolios. Before joining William Blair in 2011, Singer was the head of investment strategies at Singer Partners, LLC. Before that, he was the head of Global Investment Solutions and the Americas chief investment officer for UBS Global Asset Management, where he was a member of the UBS Group managing board and global asset management executive committee. Singer is extensively involved with the CFA Institute and is a member of CFA Society Chicago and the CFA Institute Research Foundation Board of Regents. In 2015, he received CFA Institute's Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes CFA members who have made a significant contribution to the CFA Institute through their leadership, exceptional stewardship, and outstanding service. He formerly served as a board member and chair of the CFA Institute board of governors. Singer has written extensively on global portfolio, currency, and performance issues and co-wrote the seminal Determinants of Portfolio Performance II: An Update with Gary Brinson, CFA, and Gilbert Beebower. In 2009 he was the lead author of Investment Leadership and Portfolio Management, Wiley Publishing. In 2015, he was inducted into the Performance and Risk Management Hall of Fame by The Spaulding Group. Singer serves on the endowment investment committee for Exeter College at Oxford University; he is chairman of the "Free to Choose Network," which is inspired by the ideas of economist Milton Friedman; and he serves as a member of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Foundation's board.
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