Samantha Kappagoda was Appointed to the Business Board of the Governing Council at the University of Toronto

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Risk Economics® is pleased to announce that Samantha Kappagoda, Chief Economist and Co-Founder of Risk Economics, Inc. has been appointed to the Business Board of the Governing Council at the University of Toronto, effective July 1, 2024.

The University of Toronto is a public research institution founded in 1827, currently ranked first among Canadian universities, and top five among public universities in North America. The university has annual revenue of C$4 billion, approximately 70,000 students enrolled across three campuses in the greater Toronto area, and over 700 undergraduate and 200 masters and doctoral graduate programs. The Business Board is one of three boards of the Governing Council. Its mandate includes resource allocation, oversight of policy and major commercial transactions for the University, as well as advancement, public and community relations, and alumni affairs.

Samantha Kappagoda was Appointed to the Business Board of the Governing Council at the University of Toronto

Samantha Kappagoda currently serves as an Independent Director / Trustee, Nominating Committee Chair, and Audit Committee Member of Credit Suisse Mutual Funds, which are comprised of two closed-end funds (NYSE: DHY and CIK) and six open-end funds investing in commodity, quantitative and high yield and credit strategies. She is also Chief Economist and Co-Founder of Risk Economics® and Visiting Scholar at Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences NYU, advising research activities at RiskEcon® Lab for Decision Metrics @ Courant Institute.

About Risk Economics, Inc.
Risk Economics® specializes in economic analysis of risk and liability. It provides advisory services at the intersection of commercial business-process engineering and risk engineering with a particular focus on coupling commercial reinsurance and financial technology, through the rigorous application of agent-based, demographic, and statistical methodologies to microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis. The RiskEcon® client roster is diverse and includes governmental and quasi-governmental agencies, global insurance and reinsurance firms, leading law firms, technology firms, global banking institutions, asset management firms, multinational corporations with interests in natural resources, commodities, and energy, as well as government agencies and regulators. For additional information, please visit https://riskeconomicsinc.com/.