Luis M. Viceira
Board of Trustees

Luis M. Viceira is the George E. Bates Professor at the Harvard Business School, where he teaches in the areas of investment management and capital markets to both graduate students and practitioners. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the Universidad Autonoma in Madrid, and an MA degree and a PhD degree from Harvard University. Professor Viceira has been a member of the faculty of the Harvard Business School since 1998.

Professor Viceira’s research studies the design of asset allocation strategies for long-term investors, both individuals and institutions, and the management and organization of large institutional investors, including pension funds, endowments, and large asset managers such as mutual fund companies. His book Strategic Asset Allocation (with J. Y. Campbell) received the TIAA-CREF Paul Samuelson Award in 2003. Professor Viceira is also the author of multiple articles published in leading academic finance journals, book chapters, and Harvard Business School case studies. His research has received numerous awards recognizing its contributions to the theory and practice of asset management, including the 2005 Graham and Dodd Award by the CFA Institute, and the 2004 Prize for Financial Innovation of the Q-Group, Inquire Europe, and Inquire U.K.

Professor Viceira is an associate editor at Management Science, a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a director of the European Finance Association, a research fellow of the TIAA-CREF Institute, and a research fellow and member of the Scientific Board of NETSPAR, the European Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement. He also serves as an external consultant, advisor, and director to firms in the area of investment management, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, insurance companies, central banks, and international economic and financial organizations.

Professor Viceira joined the Board of Trustees in August 2009, and serves on the FAF Executive, Finance and Compensation, and Standard-Setting Process Oversight committees.

Professor Viceira is married, has two children, Luis (age 14) and Elena (age 11), and lives with his family in Belmont, MA. Luis attends Milton Academy in Milton, MA, and Elena attends Belmont Day School in Belmont, MA, where Professor Viceira serves as president of the board of trustees.