Chief Investment Officer
Théodore Economou is the Chief Investment Officer for Multi-Asset. He also chairs the Investment Committee of the Lombard Odier Pension Fund, which is in its 115th year of existence.
Prior to joining, Théodore was CEO and CIO of the CERN Pension Fund, where he initiated a risk-based approach that came to be known as the CERN Model. Previously, he managed capital markets activities and investments for ITT Corporation, a multi-national based in New York. He began his career as a consultant at Accenture’s Financial Services Group in 1987.
Théodore is a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of the Virginia Retirement System, and of the Financial Engineering Board of Advisors of the Drucker School of Management. He also served as secretary of the European Commission’s RESAVER Task Force for the establishment of a pan European pension fund. He earned a Master's degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in 1987. He also holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management 1993, and is a CFA Charterholder.