Head of the Investor Research Center
Marie Brière, PhD, is Head of the Investor Research Center at Amundi Institute. She is a senior associate researcher with the Centre Emile Bernheim, Solvay Business School, Université Libre de Bruxelles and an adjunct professor at Paris Dauphine University. She conducts research on portfolio choice, with a recent focus on sustainable finance, robo advice and pension, to advise the strategic decisions of institutional investors and the design of investment solutions for individual investors. She is a member of the expert group advising the ESMA Standing Committee on Financial Innovation and a member of several scientific councils, such as that of the European Capital Market Institute of CEPS, the European Savings Observatory, Inquire Europe. Her scientific articles have been published in academic journals, including the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Portfolio Management, Financial Analyst Journal and her work has been featured in several news outlets including the Financial Times and 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.