Théodore Economou

Chair
Lombard Odier Pension Fund

Théodore is CIO, Multi-Asset for Lombard Odier Investment Managers.  He has experience in both asset management and as an asset owner in the US and Europe.  Prior to Lombard Odier, he was CEO and CIO of the CERN Pension Fund, where he initiated a risk-based approach that became known the CERN model.  Previously he managed capital markets activities and investments for ITT Corporation, a New-York conglomerate, where his initial responsibilities were in mergers & acquisitions. He started his career at Accenture.

In 2013, he received HFR’s award for “Outstanding contribution to the alternative investment industry by an institutional investor”.  He holds an MBA from Northwestern, an MSc from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, and is a CFA Charterholder.