MFE Steering Committee

The MFE Steering Committee is established to help the program fulfill its goals by strengthening the ties between industry, faculty, and students. The committee is composed of top experts who help inform the curriculum and are committed to helping Berkeley MFEs in their professional development. 

  • Aude Barthelemy, Vice President, Goldman Sachs
  • Ioana Boier, Head of Quantitative Portfolio Solutions, Alphadyne Asset Management
  • Richard Bookstaber, Co-Founder & Head of Risk, Fabric
  • Gifford Fong, Founder & President, Gifford Fong Associates
  • Robert Giannini, Former Head of Aperture, Citadel GQS
  • Jim Gilliland, President and CEO, Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel
  • Jaime Lee, Managing Director, Head of Dynamic Equity Investments, PanAgora Asset Management
  • Bob Litterman, Founding Partner, Kepos Capital
  • Michael Ryerson, Portfolio Manager, Centiva Capital
  • Michael Sternberg, Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets 
  • Lavanya Viswanathan, SVP, Head of Advanced Data Innovation and Insights, The Beneficient Company Group
  • Hui Wang, VP Data Science, Paypal