Max Giolitti


Max Giolitti

Max Giolitti

Chief Risk Officer

Mr. Giolitti has over 24 years of industry experience and is currently responsible for overseeing the risk management and risk allocation teams. He works with a variety of client types to bring a risk based framework to all components of the investment process: design, implementation and monitoring of the investment portfolio. The objective is to maximize risk adjusted returns. Additionally, he sits on the Verus investment committee and management committee.

Prior to starting with Verus in 2011, he was director of asset allocation and risk at the Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation (APFC) where he was also responsible for the external CIO program, the absolute return portfolio, and multi-asset allocation managers.

Before joining APFC, Mr. Giolitti held several key positions in finance and technology, including chief risk officer at Tahoma Capital, director of quantitative analysis and group risk manager at Microsoft Corporation, head of research at Money Management Group and head of product management at GL Trade/FNX.

Mr. Giolitti is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, where he has presented on a broad range of topics from risk management to asset allocation.

Mr. Giolitti graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a bachelor of arts (BA) and a double major in physics and mathematics. He also earned a master of science degree (MS) in applied mathematics from the University of Washington.