Susan Mangiero

Susan Mangiero

Education & Credentials

  • BA, Economics – George Mason University
  • MA, Economics – George Washington University
  • MBA, Finance – New York University Stern School of Business
  • Ph.D., Finance – University of Connecticut
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder – CFA Institute
  • Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) – Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP)



Dr. Susan Mangiero is a CFA® charterholder, certified Financial Risk Manager®, Professional Plan Consultant™, Certified Fraud Examiner (“CFE”) and Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst™. She offers independent risk management and valuation consulting and training. She has provided testimony before the ERISA Advisory Council, the OECD and the International Organization of Pension Supervisors. Dr. Mangiero has served as an expert witness as well as offering behind-the-scenes forensic analysis, calculation of damages and rebuttal report commentary. She has over twenty five years of experience in capital markets, global treasury, asset-liability management, LIBOR securities, municipal finance, portfolio management, economic and investment analysis, derivatives, financial risk control and valuation, including work on trading desks for several global banks, in the areas of fixed income, foreign exchange, interest rate and currency swaps, futures and options.

Dr. Mangiero has provided advice about risk management for a wide variety of consulting clients and employers including General Electric, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Mesirow Financial, Bankers Trust, Bank of America, Chilean pension supervisory, World Bank, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, RiskMetrics, U.S. Department of Labor, Northern Trust Company and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Dr. Mangiero is the author of Risk Management for Pensions, Endowments and Foundations (John Wiley & Sons, 2005), a primer on risk and valuation issues, with an emphasis on fiduciary responsibility and best practices. Her articles have appeared in BNA Bloomberg Pension & Benefits, Expert Alert (American Bar Association, Section of Litigation), Hedge Fund Review, Investment Lawyer, Valuation Strategies, RISK Magazine, Financial Services Review, Journal of Indexes, Family Foundation Advisor,, Expert Evidence Report, Bankers Magazine and the Journal of Compensation and Benefits. Dr. Mangiero has written chapters for several books, including the Litigation Services Handbook and The Handbook of Interest Rate Risk Management.

For twelve years, Dr. Mangiero contributed to a popular award-winning and syndicated blog for pension executives and their attorneys. She has keynoted or led workshops for organizations such as the Stable Value Investment Association, Harvard Law School, Florida Public Pension Trustees Association, New York State Department of Insurance, Association of Public Pension Auditors, AICPA – Employee Benefits Section, National Association of Corporate Directors and Financial Executives International.

She has created and/or taught risk management workshops and courses about derivatives valuation, asset-liability management, hedging and hedge funds for organizations such as the Global Association of Risk Professionals, National School of Banking, Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, Practicing Law Institute, Association for Financial Professionals, New York Bar Association, New York State Society of CPAs, National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, American Society of Appraisers, AICPA, Financial Planners Association and the New York Society of Security Analysts.