Reto R. Gallati is the president and CIO of Raetia Investments,LLC, a private investment and trading company, and a board member of CIIM, aEuropean investment company. He was formerly the head of investments and chiefrisk officer at Nuveen Investments. Gallati held senior positions at severalWall Street firms, including deputy chief risk officer at Putnam Investments,deputy CIO and senior portfolio manager at Goldman Sachs Bank in Zurich, andportfolio manager at Credit Suisse. He is an adjunct professor of finance atthe University of Chicagos Booth School of Business and formerly heldprofessorships at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Boston University andlectured at the University of Zurich and the University of St. Gallen. He isthe author of seven books and numerous scholarly papers on risk management,capital adequacy, income securities, portfolio construction, asset allocation,and investment and hedging styles of internationally diversified funds. Heearned his PhD in mathematics and finance from the University of Zurich and hisbachelors degree in finance and economics from the University of St. Gallen.