Emeritus Professor of Finance at London Business School

Elroy Dimson is Chairman of the Centre for Endowment Asset Management at Cambridge Judge Business School, and is Emeritus Professor of Finance at London Business School. He also chairs the Strategy Council for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund and the Academic Advisory Board and Policy Committee for FTSE Group. He is a member of the steering committee of the Financial Economists’ Roundtable, and is past President of the European Finance Association. He serves on the investment committees of Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity and the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs. Elroy is on the council of Financial Analysts Journal, and is an honorary fellow of the CFA Society of the UK (FSIP) and of the Institute of Actuaries. His publications include Triumph of the Optimists, Endowment Asset Management, the Global Investment Returns Yearbook, and many journal articles. He has won the CFA Institute’s James Vertin award, the Moskowitz prize, and the Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy award. His PhD is from London Business School.