Susan Mangiero
Fiduciary Leadership

Dr. Susan Mangiero is a managing director with Fiduciary Leadership, LLC. Dr. Mangiero is a CFA charterholder, certified Financial Risk Manager and Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst™. She has provided testimony before the ERISA Advisory Council, the OECD and the International Organization of Pension Supervisors as well as offering expert testimony and behind-the-scenes forensic analysis, calculation of damages and rebuttal report commentary for various investment governance, investment performance, fiduciary breach, prudence, risk and valuation matters. 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. This includes work on trading desks for several global banks, in the areas of fixed income, foreign exchange, interest rate and currency swaps, futures and options.

Some of her recent engagements include: (a) analysis of DB plan funding status for a private equity buyer of a closely-held company (b) analysis of an investment manager's actions by a group of union plans (c) review of annuity terms for DB and DC plans (d) review of investment policy statement language in the aftermath of bank downgrades (e) assessment of damages by an asset manager that did not properly hedge positions (f) review of benefit distributions by a plan sponsor that is being investigated and (g) analysis of fees paid by a large trust. Dr. Mangiero has provided insights about asset allocation, fiduciary duties, risk management, modeling, hedge effectiveness, hedge funds, private equity funds, ERISA, valuation and industry best practices for consulting clients and employers that include the General Electric Company, Prudential Retirement, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mesirow Financial, Bankers Trust, Bank of American, Chilean pension regulator, World Bank, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, RiskMetricks, 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. Dr. Mangiero has written chapters for several books, including the Litigation Services Handbook and The Handbook of Interest Rate Risk Management.

She is a frequently invited speaker and 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 is a member of the 401(k) vendor RFP best practices committee for the Association of Financial Professionals.

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