April 22, 2016
the Hellenic-American Association for Professionals in Finance, will honor Dr.
Maria Vassalou, Partner and
Portfolio Manager at Perella Weinberg Partners, as its 2016 Executive of the
Year on Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 at the Union League Club of New
York. A cocktail reception will take
place from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm followed by a seated dinner during which Dr.
Vassalou will be honored. Dignitaries will be in attendance as guests of honor.
Vassalou is renowned for her research on the interrelation of macro economics
and financial markets. Many of the principles of her research are employed in
the global macro asset management strategies that she has developed during her
career as a portfolio manager at Soros Fund Management, SAC Capital, MIO
Partners, and presently Perella Weinberg Partners. HABA is privileged to honor
such an accomplished professional.
Prior to her
career in asset management, Dr. Vassalou was an Associate Professor of Finance
at Columbia Business School which she joined in 1995. Dr. Vassalou is a Past
President of the European Finance Association and was the Chair of the 2008
European Finance Association Meetings. A Research Affiliate of the Centre for
Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London for many years, Dr. Vassalou is a
past member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Vienna-based Guttmann Center
of Competence in Portfolio Management. A frequent speaker to both academic and
practitioner-oriented seminars and conferences and a recipient of several
awards, Dr. Vassalou has published in leading academic
journals and she is a member of the Editorial Board of the Financial Analysts
Journal. While she was on the faculty of Columbia University, she also served
as a consultant to many premier hedge funds and asset management institutions
in the U.S. and Europe.
received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Athens and she
holds a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from London Business School.
American Bankers Association (HABA) will be celebrating its 34th anniversary. HABA was established in 1982
to promote the professional and educational interest of Hellenic-Americans and Philhellenes
involved in finance. Our active membership includes executives involved in
finance from banking, asset management, fund management, financial risk,
technology, law, property and insurance. HABA serves the professional and educational needs of its members through
sponsoring lectures, seminars and opportunities to create fellowship.
information, please contact HABA at email@example.com
Online booking is available through the HABA website