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Cass academic makes aCIO magazine's 'Power 100'

Visiting Fellow Chris Wagstaff ranked 88th in list of top investment professionals

Visiting Fellow and Cass Executive Education Client Director Chris Wagstaff has been ranked among the world's top 100 most powerful asset owners.

Wagstaff was placed 88th in the inaugural 'Power 100' rankings published by the influential Asset International's Chief Investment Officer (aCIO) magazine.

The rankings include the most "influential and powerful asset owners on earth" across pensions, endowment, foundation, insurance, and sovereign fund investing.

Wagstaff, who lectures on behavioural finance and financial markets for Cass's MSc programmes, is an investment committee and subcommittee chairman at several large UK pension funds.
He has recently completed a six-month exercise establishing the intellectual investment and risk management beliefs of insurance company Aviva's £10.5 billion pension fund.

"I am delighted and honoured to be ranked among so many highly-respected individuals from across the global investment management industry," he said.

Other individuals in the rankings include the Global Pension Fund Manager for Exxon Mobil, the Chief Investment Officer for Tesco and Head of Alternative Assets for British Airways.

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