Renowned Finance Expert John Hull to Serve as Senior Advisor to GARP’s FRM Advisory Committee

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Hull will help steer the development of future curriculum for the world’s leading risk certification

JERSEY CITY, N.J., October 27, 2021--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) announced today that the renowned finance expert John Hull will serve as senior advisor to its FRM Advisory Committee. In that role, Hull will help ensure the coverage, completeness, and relevance of the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) Program, the world’s leading program in risk management. Hull will play a critical role in overseeing the review of existing material and the creation of new material in the FRM program.

Hull is an internationally recognized authority on derivatives and risk management, currently serving as the Maple Financial Professor of Derivatives and Risk Management at University of Toronto's Joseph L. Rotman School of Management. In 2016, he was awarded the title of professor, an honor granted to only 2% of University of Toronto faculty.

He is a published author of four widely regarded risk books, including "Risk Management and Financial Institutions" (now in its fifth edition) and "Options, Futures, and Other Derivatives" (now in its 11th edition), as well as a winner of the Nikko-LOR research competition for his work on the Hull-White interest rate model and Financial Engineer of the Year by the International Association of Financial Engineers. He holds a Ph.D. in finance from England's Cranfield University.

"We are thrilled to have John providing his expertise to the FRM Advisory Committee," said Richard Apostolik, president and CEO of GARP. "As demonstrated by the 70,000 certified FRMs in the world today, the program’s tradition is one of quality and consistency. John’s knowledge and experience will significantly aid the FRM’s continued development, improvement, and refinement."

To learn more about the FRM Advisory Committee, visit here.

About the Global Association of Risk Professionals

The Global Association of Risk Professionals is a non-partisan, not-for-profit membership organization focused on elevating the practice of risk management. GARP offers the leading global certification for risk managers in the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®), as well as the Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR®) Certificate and on-going educational opportunities through Continuing Professional Development. Through the GARP Benchmarking Initiative and GARP Risk Institute, GARP sponsors research in risk management and promotes collaboration among practitioners, academics, and regulators.

Founded in 1996, governed by a Board of Trustees, GARP is headquartered in Jersey City, N.J., with offices in London, Beijing, and Hong Kong. Find more information on or follow GARP on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.

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