Carl Bacon

Carl previously worked as Director of Risk Control and Performance at F&C Investment Management Limited and prior to that was Vice President – Head of Performance at J P Morgan Investment Management Inc. He is a founder member of both the Investment Performance Council and GIPS®, member of the GIPS Executive Committee, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Performance Measurement. Carl is a director of the Freedom Index Company and is also the author of ‘Practical Portfolio Performance Measurement & Attribution’ and “Practical Risk-adjusted Performance Measurement”.

Carl’s expertise in risk, performance measurement and GIPS enables him to add value to product development and StatPro’s business strategy. As he continues to publish and teach in these fields, external market knowledge is brought to the StatPro Board.

Carl Bacon CIPM, founded the Freedom Index Company in February 2012. Carl holds a B.Sc. Hons. in Mathematics from Manchester University and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Performance Measurement A founder member of both the Investment Performance Council and GIPS®, Carl is chair of the GIPS Executive Committee, chair of the  Verification Sub-Committee and  a member of the UK Investment Performance Committee

Carl is also  non- executive Chairman of StatPro and  runs his own consultancy business providing advice to asset managers on various risk and performance measurement issues.

Prior to joining StatPro Carl was Director of Risk Control and Performance at Foreign & Colonial Management Ltd, Vice President Head of Performance (Europe) for J P Morgan Investment Management Inc., and Head of Performance for Royal Insurance Asset Management.

Carl is also the author of “Practical Portfolio Performance Measurement & Attribution” part of the Wiley Finance Series, numerous articles and papers and editor of  “Advanced Portfolio Attribution Analysis”

Carl’s 4th book – Practical Risk-adjusted Performance Measurement was published by Wiley in October 2012

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