Mark is a seasoned investment professional with experience in asset management, government and academia. Most recently he served as Chief Risk Officer at Infusion Global Partners, a hedge fund of funds focused on niche, emerging managers and client-aligned fee structures. Previous to that, he headed State Street Global Advisors’ Advanced Research Center, which built investment models with portfolio managers for a wide range of strategies across asset classes and geographies. Earlier in his career, he was a staff economist at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, and taught economics and finance on the faculties of Wellesley and Dartmouth Colleges. Mark earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Stanford University and a Bachelors degree in Economics/Mathematics from U.C. Santa Barbara.