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)



Susan Mangiero is a nationally recognized provider of risk management and valuation consulting, training and expert testimony services. She has over twenty years of experience in capital markets, global treasury, asset-liability management, portfolio management, economic and investment analysis, derivatives, financial risk control and valuation. Dr. Mangiero has worked on the trading desks of several global banks, in the areas of fixed income, foreign exchange, interest rate and currency swaps, futures and options. In addition to her research, writing, and speaking engagements, she contributes to the popular award-winning and syndicated blog for pension professionals at Dr. Mangiero also authors, a blog on compliance for broker-dealers, advisors, hedge funds, mutual funds, private equity funds and institutional investors.

Dr. Mangiero has published extensively on the topics of finance, valuation and risk management. She is the author of Risk Management for Pensions, Endowments and Foundations, a primer on risk and valuation issues, with an emphasis on fiduciary responsibility and best practices. She has also contributed chapters to several books, including the Litigation Services Handbook and The Handbook of Interest Rate Risk Management. Her articles have appeared in 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 is currently writing a second book on risk management, as well as editing a book on 401(k) plan governance.

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, World Bank, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, RiskMetrics, U.S. Department of Labor, Northern Trust Company and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, she has provided testimony before the ERISA Advisory Council, the OECD and the International Organization of Pension Supervisors on the subject of investor risk governance. She has created and/or taught risk management workshops and courses on derivatives valuation, asset-liability management, diversification, 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. Dr. Mangiero has been retained as an expert by leading law firms, submitted expert reports and provided testimony on topics including, but not limited to, valuation, risk management, economic damages, asset allocation, diversification, prudence, investment fiduciary best practices, hedge funds, asset manager due diligence, performance presentation, risk disclosures and pension finance.