Marie Brière, PhD, is Head of the Investor Research Center at Amundi, an affiliate professor at Paris Dauphine University and an associate researcher with the Centre Emile Bernheim, Solvay Business School, Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Marie started her working career as a quantitative researcher at the proprietary trading desk at BNP Paribas. She joined Credit Lyonnais Asset Management in 2002 as a fixed income strategist, then Head of Fixed Income, Forex and Volatility Strategy at Credit Agricole Asset Management. Since 2011, she leads and conducts research on long term asset allocation and risk management, with the goal to advise strategic decisions of institutional investors (Sovereign Wealth Funds, Pension Funds, Central Banks etc.). As an affiliate professor, she teaches portfolio management and quantitative investment at Paris Dauphine University. She is the author of a book on anomalies in the formation of interest rates, and a number of her scientific articles have been published in academic journals, including Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Portfolio Management, Financial Analyst Journal and featured in newspaper like the Financial Times or the Wall Street Journal. She received the Markowitz award for her article with Zvi Bodie on "Sovereign Wealth and Risk Management: A Framework for Optimal Asset Allocation of Sovereign Wealth", published in the Journal of Investment Management. She holds a PhD in economics from the University Paris X and graduated from ENSAE.