July 16, 2012
--- Commonfund has hired Irakli Odisharia as director in
its Risk Management Team. ---
Odisharia will be responsible for enhancing quantitative
market risk analytics in addition to stress testing Commonfund client
portfolios and funds. Odisharia will play a critical role in the advancement of
Commonfund’s proprietary economic and liquidity stress test models across all
multi-asset portfolios and funds. He will also be responsible for the
preparation and presentation of market analysis developments. He will report to Commonfund’s Chief Risk
Officer David Belmont.
Before joining Commonfund, Odisharia
was with Goldman Sachs Asset Management as a member of its Market Risk Modeling
team. He also worked in Goldman Sachs’ Equities Division and its Equity
Volatility Group. He holds a PhD in physics from New York University,
where he was also a teaching assistant.
Commonfund is an institutional
investment firm serving nonprofit institutions, pension funds and other
institutional investors, offering a range of investment solutions in
traditional and alternative strategies.