About the Author
CHRISTOPHER L. CULP is an Adjunct Professor of Finance at the University of Chicagos Graduate School of Business, a Principal at Chicago Partners LLC, and, during the winter academic term, a Resident Guest Professor of Risk and Insurance in the Institut für Finanzmanagement at Universität Bern in Switzerland. Culp is an active consultant to various financial and non-financial firms on risk management, financial instrument selection, and capital allocation. In addition, he is an independent non-executive Director of Idaho Power Company, Inc., and IDACORP, Inc., where he is a member of the Audit and Governance Committees of both boards, and he is a Senior Fellow in Financial Regulation with the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. Culp is the author of two previous books (both published by Wiley), The ART of Risk Management and The Risk Management Process. He recently coedited for Wiley (with William Niskanen) Corporate Aftershock: The Public Policy Lessons from the Collapse of Enron and Other Major Corporations. Culp holds a PhD in finance from the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago and a BA in economics from the Johns Hopkins University.