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Matt Halperin, CFA is Independent Global Risk Officer and Senior Vice President for MFS Investment Management. Matt joined MFS in 2014. He has 30 experience in the investment industry. Matt serves as the Risk Management Officer for MFS's Luxembourg funds, At MFS, Matt's role is to independently measure, monitor and assess risks in investment activities using VaR, Liquidity risk, stress tests and other risk measurements making sure the tools, people and processes are in place to support the activities. He also manages performance and attribution team. He joined MFS from TIAA-CREF, an $800bn asset manager and life insurance company. At TIAA-CREF, he was Head of Strategic and Product Risk and served on the Board of its subsidiary life insurer TCLife. Matt spent seven years in at Putnam Investments as Senior Vice President, where he served as Head of Derivative Strategy and Director of Alternative Investments. Mr. Halperin worked six years as a portfolio manager specializing in derivatives and CMOs at Allstate Insurance.
Mr. Halperin holds an MBA in finance and a bachelor's degree in the History of Science from the University of Chicago as well as a CFA designation.