Professionals in the Classroom

Faculty teaching is augmented by experienced professionals from a wide range of corporate and regulatory backgrounds who bring their knowledge and real life experiences of the importance of risk management to the classroom.

This unique element of the risk programs, which tap into the insights and perspectives of those practicing risk management, contributes greatly to the real world approach that gives these programs great value and benefit in the workplace and in career advancement. These individuals deliver special modules, conduct seminars, and moderate discussion forums in various aspects of risk management, as well as take an active role in the development and execution of the Masters project.

Recent Professionals in the Classroom

Brian Allen


Security Risk Governance Group

Kevin Edwards

Senior investment Director

Hartford HealthCare

Matthew Fried


Mark Thompson

Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Global Ethics & Compliance

United Technologies Corporation

Past Professionals in the Classroom

Eric Halpern

Vice President, Global Hedging Programs

White Mountains Financial Services

Frank Minerva

Managing Director

UBS Wealth Management

Yan Tougas

Global Ethics &
Compliance Officer

United Technologies Corporation

Prakash Vanguri

Assistant Vice President &
Head of Enterprise Risk Management, Finance Department