FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2016-279
Washington D.C., Dec. 22, 2016

The Securities and Exchange Commission today named Timothy Husson Associate Director in the Division of Investment Management’s Risk and Examinations Office.

As Associate Director, Dr. Husson will oversee the management and operations of key data analysis and examination projects and initiatives related to the asset management industry and provide guidance on complex financial and quantitative issues as he leads the Division of Investment Management’s asset management monitoring program.

“Tim is an accomplished quantitative analyst and an insightful colleague who is focused on enhancing the use of data-driven analysis in policymaking and asset management industry oversight,” said David W. Grim, Director of the Division of Investment Management. “As a quantitative specialist, Tim will be a key and complimentary member of the senior management team in the Division of Investment Management.”

Dr. Husson said, “I look forward to continuing to work with the exceptional staff of the Risk and Examinations Office to implement enhanced data analysis and review and inform policy recommendations that promote a fair, efficient, and effective regulatory regime for investment funds and investment advisers.”

Dr. Husson has been a member of the SEC and Division of Investment Management since 2014, serving as Branch Chief, Quantitative Research Analyst (Financial Engineer) and Financial Analyst Fellow in the Division of Investment Management’s Risk and Examinations Office. Prior to his SEC service, Dr. Husson was a Senior Financial Economist at Securities Litigation & Consulting Group, where he provided quantitative analysis and drafted expert reports for arbitrations, state and federal court hearings, and regulatory proceedings.

Dr. Husson is a certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and holds a B.A. (with Honors) and Ph.D. in Computational Neuroscience from the University of Chicago, where his work focused on the development and applications of a novel neural imaging system.

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