European Financial Management Association-2017 Ballot

2017 Ballot

This is the 2017 Ballot for the election of Officers and Board Members of the European Financial Management Association.
Please take a few minutes to read the candidates' biographical sketches, posted on our website, and then return your vote by e-mail before December 15, 2017.The Nominating Committee has put together an excellent slate for next year. It would also be helpful to the 2017 Nominating Committee if you could take a few minutes to suggest a name or two for next year's slate of candidates. The Nominating Committee is eager to receive such suggestions.

Heinz Zimmermann and Matthias Huss
University of Basel
2016-2017 Co-Presidents
European Financial Management Association

Official Ballot 2017

Please mark [yes] and return by e-mail this ballot to: John A.Doukas

To be counted, ballots must be returned by December 15, 2017.

For Presidents-Elect (1-year term)
Annie Triantafillou
Deree-The American College of Greece

For Co-Presidents (1-year term)
Program Co-Chairs Elena Beccalli and Ettore Croci
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

For Board Members (3-year term) - Insert your Vote [yes] for five

Monica Billio University CàFoscari of Venice [    ]
Ilan Cooper Norwegian Business School [    ]
Holger Kraft Goethe University [    ]
Giacomo Nocera Audencia Business School [    ]
Sami Torstila Aalto University [    ]

Suggestions for 2018-19 Nominations


Monica Billio
Dr. Monica Billio is Full Professor of Econometrics at the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice. She held visiting research positions at University Paris IX Dauphine, University Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne, University of Orleans and Bank of France. Prof. Billio has published more than 100 technical papers in refereed journals, handbooks, and conference proceedings in the areas of econometrics and financial econometrics, with applications to risk measurement, volatility modelling, financial crisis and systemic risk. She is participating to many research projects financed by the European Commission, Eurostat and the Italian Ministry of Research. She is regularly on the program committees of the major international conferences and workshops of her fields and serves on the editorial board for the journal Computational Statistics and Data Analysis and Econometrics and Statistics.

Ilan Cooper
Dr. Ilan Cooper obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 2003. He joined BI Norwegian Business School in 2002 and is a full professor at BI since 2012. He also had position at the University of Haifa and Tel Aviv University. His main research interests lie at the intersection of asset pricing and real investment under uncertainty. His primary research focuses on the relation between the real side of the economy, namely firms' decisions as to investing in physical capital and hiring workers, and asset return dynamics. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economic, and Review of Finance.

Holger Kraft
Dr. Holger Kraft is a full professor of Finance at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main. His research explores a variety of topics in finance including asset pricing, portfolio choice, credit risk, and risk management. He has coauthored scholarly articles on these subjects that have been published in journals such as Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, and Journal of Economic Theory. Holger currently severs as an associated editor of the Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control and the Journal of Credit Risk. He has been a visiting professor at Anderson UCLA.

Giacomo Nocera
Dr. Giacomo Nocera is an associate professor in the Institute of Finance at Audencia Business School (France). Before joining Audencia he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Finance at Bocconi University (Italy), where he received his PhD. His research is focused on banking management and regulation, insurance, mutual fund and pension fund performances and his work has been published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Financial Intermediation, the Journal of Banking and Finance, among others. He has been visiting scholar at Cass Business School (UK), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA), and University of Tilburg (the Netherlands).

Sami Torstila
Dr. Sami Torstila is Associate Professor of Finance at Aalto University since 2011. He has previously been visiting scholar at Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, and investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs. Sami’s research focuses on empirical corporate finance, law and finance, and behavioral finance. His work has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science, and European Law Review, among others. Sami serves on the Nasdaq Helsinki disciplinary committee and on the City of Helsinki assets and liabilities management committee. Sami graduated as M.Sc. in Finance from Helsinki School of Economics and LL.M. from University of Helsinki, Faculty of Law. He holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Helsinki School of Economics (Finland).

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