Bernard Herman is Adjunct Professor of Finance at Sacred Heart University Luxembourg. He currently teaches a course on Portfolio Management, an MBA program elective.
Bernard works as an independent consultant in corporate finance, risk management and restructuring of financial institutions. He is also a non-executive director on the board of a bank, several private equity and hedge funds, as well as family offices.
He has occupied several senior positions at Dexia-BIL, managing the investment portfolio of the bank and its ALM, and set up and managed its asset management arm. He conducted a dozen of successful acquisitions in the area of asset management and private banking around the world. Before that time, he spent eight years at Chase Manhattan Bank in Brussels, London and New York where he worked in the ALM, the financial engineering group and the US Institutional asset management entity of Chase, specializing in fixed income and derivatives.
Herman holds an MBA in Analytical Economics from the University of Namur. He started his career as an econometrician with the energy sector team of Data Resources Inc, in Cambridge Massachusetts, USA. His academic interest lays in non parametric analysis of investment portfolio, and risk management issues.