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Zvi Wiener

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and PRMIA

Zvi Wiener

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and PRMIA

Biography

Professor Zvi Wiener is the head of the Finance Department at the Business School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His areas of expertise include risk management, financial engineering and the valuation of complex financial products. Zvi Wiener is one of the founders of PRMIA (Professional Risk Managers’ International Association, see www.prmia.org), has served as a co-chair of the worldwide Education and Standards Committee of PRMIA and is currently a co-director of PRMIA Israel. His research was published in financial journals including the Journal of Finance, the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Derivatives, Journal of Corporate Finance and many others and can be found at his website: http://pluto.mscc.huji.ac.il/~mswiener. In 2014 he was awarded the Teva Prize named after Dan Suesskind for research on dividend policy, in 2012 he received PRMIA award for Outstanding Service and Leadership, in 1997 he received the Alon Fellowship and in 1994 the Rothschild Fellowship. In the years 1996, 2005, 2013 and 2015 he received research grants from the Israel Academy of Sciences. Zvi Wiener has a rich consulting experience. He consulted the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Defense, the Bank of Israel, the Israel Securities Authority, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, credit rating companies, many banks, insurance firms and pension funds, as well as leading law firms on various financial problems.

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