Christopher Geczy, PhD

Adjunct Professor of Finance; Academic Director, Wharton Wealth Management Initiative; Academic Director, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research, The Wharton School

About Christopher:

Christopher is the academic director of the Wharton Wealth Management Initiative and of the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center for Quantitative Financial Research. He has been on the Finance faculty at Wharton since 1997. He has served on the staff of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, on the Economic Advisory Board of NASDAQ, as chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Hedge Fund Association, and on the editorial boards of the Journal of Alternative Investments and the Journal of Wealth Management.

Executive Education Programs Taught:

Client Psychology

Academic Director

Develop a more effective client-centered practice by drawing heavily on advances in psychology, behavioral finance, evidence-based decision making and the human sciences to better understand the biases, behaviors, and perceptions that impact client decision-making and financial well-being.

Family Governance LATAM

This program is designed for financial advisors and managers of family offices for high-net-worth individuals/families based in Latin America and Miami seeking to learn how to guide their clients in developing and maintaining family governance systems to help preserve the family business, wealth, and family harmony for multiple generations.

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans: Investment Courses

This joint venture between Wharton in partnership with the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans, Investment Management Courses, will help you improve your investment management.

Investment Strategies and Portfolio Management

Develop investment portfolios that generate the highest return for your level of investment risk. This program provides a solid foundation for building optimal portfolios and effective tools for making better investments.

Private Wealth Management LATAM

Academic Director

This program, designed specifically for wealthy investors and financial advisors to high-net-worth families in Latin America, will offer objective, practical insights on how to manage the assets of families with substantial wealth.

Private Wealth Management Program

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.