Ruggero Bertelli, 57, has been teaching Banking and Finance at graduate and post-graduate level in Italy and in Latin America. Member of the Financial Management Association (www.fma.org), He has been member of the FMA Board of Directors as Program Co-Chairs, 2005 European Conferences in Siena and 2009 European Conferences in Torino. Major fields: Asset Management, Financial Portfolio Performance Attribution and Analysis, Banking Management, Private Banking, Credit Risk management. Current research fields: Credit Risk Models and Corporate Bond Portfolio Management. Quantitative Portfolio Strategies and Techniques.