Per Strömberg is Vice Chairman of the Board at AP6, a Swedish public pension fund focusing on private equity investments. He is also a former board member of Conversus Capital, L.P., a publicly traded private equity fund-of-funds, which was sold to HarborVest in 2012. Per Strömberg is the SSE Centennial Professor of Finance and Private Equity at the Stockholm School of Economics, and the Director of the Swedish House of Finance (SHoF), a national center for finance research in Stockholm. He is also Adjunct Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Dr Strömberg's research has primarily focused on the two areas of bankruptcy and private equity finance. His work has been published in top academic journals in economics and finance, and been presented at numerous conferences and universities. His research has been acknowledged by the Brattle Group Prize for best corporate finance paper published in the Journal of Finance in 2001 as well as in 2009, the 2004 NASDAQ award for best paper on capital formation at the Western Finance Association meetings, the 2006 Researcher of the Year award at the Stockholm School of Economics, the JFI Stuart Greenbaum Prize for the most significant paper published in the Journal of Financial Intermediation in 2007, and the Standard Life Annual Finance Prize for best corporate governance paper in 2013. In 2011 he was awarded the Assar Lindbeck Medal, given bi-annually to an economist active in Sweden below the age of 45. Between 1997 and 2004, Dr Strömberg was a faculty member at the University of Chicago, where he taught the MBA case course in financial management as well as co-taught the PhD course in corporate finance. As an adjunct professor, he currently teaches corporate finance in the Chicago Booth international executive MBA programs, where he won best teacher awards in 2004, 2005, and 2012, and was named “Professor of the year” for the Asia program in 2006. Between 2008 and 2011, he was the director of the Swedish Institute for Financial Research (SIFR). At the Stockholm School of Economics he teaches courses in Private Equity and Corporate Finance at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels. Dr Strömberg a research affiliate of the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a research associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), and a member of the Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences (KVA) and the Swedish Royal Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). He is scientific advisor to the Swedish Financial Supervision Authority (Finansinspektionen).