Allen is the Deputy Chief Risk Officer for Amundi US. Previously, Allen was the North American regional Head of Risk for Aviva Investors, the asset management arm of Aviva Plc in the UK. Allen is a member of CFA Institute ESG Verification Subcommittee an d CFA Society New York Performance and Risk Analytics Group. He sits on the Steering Committee of GARP Chicago Chapter as well as the Advisory Council of Fellow of Canadian Securities Institute. Allen started his career in 2007 and has extensive experien ce in risk management for buy – side asset management firm. He is a CFA charter holder and a CPA in the State of Illinois. Allen received Bachelor of Management degree from Northwestern Polytechnical University in China, completed his MBA at Willamette Uni versity with honor in 2007, and is currently pursuing his EMBA at University of Oxford as a recipient of Director’s Scholarship.