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EDHEC-Risk - January 24, 2011

Grand opening of EDHEC Risk Institute–Asia held on 21 January

EDHEC-Risk Institute marked its official Asian debut at an exclusive ceremony and reception held at its newly opened Singapore premises on January 21.

The grand opening was placed under the auspices of Mr Heng Swee Keat, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and His Excellency Olivier Caron, Ambassador of France to Singapore, who delivered keynote speeches on the occasion.

Mr Heng Swee Keat used the opportunity to warn against the risks of property bubbles in Asia and announce that the regulator would require local banks and significant insurers to set up risk management committees following their next annual general meetings.

Also speaking at the event were GIC Chief Risk Officer and Group Executive Committee Member Dr Sung Cheng Chih, who presented his views on current challenges faced by long-term investors, and AXA Investment Managers Global Head of Investment Solutions and Board Member Mr Thibaud de Vitry, who explained why his organisation would be supporting the Institute’s research in Asia.

The roll of speakers was completed by Mr Olivier Oger, Dean of EDHEC Business School and Professor Noël Amenc, Associate Dean for Development and Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute.

Through presentations and testimonials, the event underlined the relevance of the research conducted by EDHEC-Risk Institute for financial institutions and end investors. It was also an opportunity to introduce EDHEC Risk Institute—Asia, which will serve as a platform for generating and disseminating academic insights into investment management issues of global importance and particular relevance for investors and institutions in Asia.