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Pioneering research led by asset management experts and leading academics.

Executive Director

Vijaya Govindan


Stan Beckers

Stan Beckers

Stan Beckers, former CEO, NN Investment Partners. Read his full profile.

Lead Academic Director

Stephen Schaefer


Stephen Schaefer


Stephen is Professor of Finance at London Business School. Read his full profile.

Academic Directors

Anna Pavlova


Anna Pavlova

Anna is Professor of Finance at London Business School. Read her full profile.





Richard Portes


Richard Portes CBE FBA

Richard is Professor of Economics at London Business School. Read his full profile.

The Institute benefits from the input and collective wisdom of its distinguished Advisory Council, which helps guide and support the Institute’s development. Learn more about the Advisory Council members here.

  • Key contacts
    • Lisa Bohner, Programme Director, Masters in Financial Analysis
    • Kate Forman, Programme Director, Masters in Finance
    • Richard Bland, Head of Finance Careers, Career Centre
    • Tim Mann, Asset Management Lead, Career Centre
    • Faith Chin and Tarek Atalla, Co-presidents 2017-18, Investment Management Club

LBS economist wins distinguished economic science prize

30 May 2017

Hélène Rey awarded 2017 Maurice Allais Economic Science Prize.

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LBS economist appointed Vice-Chair of ESRB Advisory Committee

06 Jan 2016

Professor Portes is Vice-Chair of the Advisory Scientific Committee.

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London Business School emeritus professor honoured by CFA UK

14 Sep 2015

Paul Marsh awarded Fellow status.

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