Richard C. Marston, PhD

James R. F. Guy Professor of Finance, The Wharton School

Research Interests:

Foreign exchange risk management, international asset pricing, international investments

About Richard:

Richard is the James R.F. Guy Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. A graduate of Yale College and MIT where he received his PhD, Richard was also a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. He has taught asset allocation for over twenty years in the CIMA Program sponsored by the Investment Management Consultants Association. In 2014, he received IMCA’s Matthew McArthur Award for outstanding contributions to investment management. Since 1999, he has been Faculty Director of Wharton Executive Education's Private Wealth Management Program, a week-long program for ultra-high net worth investors. Richard has lectured on investments throughout the U.S. and in over a dozen foreign countries. He is the author of numerous articles and books including Portfolio Design: A Modern Approach to Asset Allocation, and Investing for a Lifetime.

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Executive Education Programs Taught

Advanced Management Program
Technology, globalization, and constant change have made the job of leading a business more exciting, complex, and demanding. If you are leading, or are in line to lead your firm, Wharton’s flagship program empowers you to define and act on your purpose as a leader and strengthen your strategic prowess. Receive alumni status.

Certified Investment Management Analyst® (CIMA®) Certification
The CIMA® certification is the only credential designed specifically for the financial professional who wants to attain a level of competency as an advanced investment consultant. In partnership with IMCA, Wharton offers an intensive educational component of the program to prepare participants for the Certification Examination.

Private Wealth Management
Academic Director
Experience the rigorous Wharton wealth management curriculum in a confidential setting with other affluent families. High net worth investors from more than 50 countries have attended this five-day program offered in conjunction with the Institute for Private Investors (IPI) since 1999.