Jonathan Binder will present “A New World Order: Rise of the Emerging Markets” as part of the annual Lecture Series in Economics and Free Enterprise sponsored by Washburn University School of Business. Binder is co-founder of employee-owned hedge fund sponsor Consilium Investment Management. The program will be held 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 27, at Bradbury Thompson Alumni Center, 17th and Jewell Avenue, Topeka. Mr. Binder is the Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager for the firm’s Frontier Equity and EM Small Cap Equity Strategies. Mr. Binder was born in Bogota, Colombia and grew up there until he moved to England as a young child. He subsequently moved to the United States in 1988 and gained US citizenship in 2009. Prior to co-founding Consilium, Mr. Binder spent four years at Standard Asset Management, a division of the Standard Bank Group of South Africa, in the capacity of Chief Investment Officer. Mr. Binder had previously spent two years at Americas Trust Bank where he was the Emerging Market equity hedge fund portfolio manager. Prior to this, Mr. Binder was Managing Director of Latin American Equity Capital Markets at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell and before that, launched James Capel’s equity sales trading and research business in Latin America. He graduated from the University of Bristol, England, with a B. Sc(Econ). joint honors degree in Economics and Politics.
Breakfast will be served. Admission is $10. Reservations required by 5 p.m. Wednesday, January 20. Register online at wuevent.org/greinerlecture, or contact Lisa Hecker at 785-670-1438; email@example.com.
The Lecture Series in Economics and Free Enterprise aims to educate the public about the state of the economy at local, national, and global levels. The series is made possible by the generosity of Bill and Pam Greiner.