Member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Audit Committee
Sérgio Tavares Rebelo is a Portuguese national and has a degree in Economy from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.
He also has a M.Sc. in Operations Research from Instituto Superior Técnico of Lisbon, as well as a M.A. and a Ph.D. in Economy from University of Rochester. He began his academic career as an instructor at Universidade Católica Portuguesa in 1981.
In 1988 he joined Northwestern University as Assistant Professor of Finance and became Associated Professor of Finance in 1991. Between 1992 and 1997 he was Associated Professor of the Department of Economics of the University of Rochester and since 1997 he has been Tokai Bank Distinguished Professor of International Finance, Kellogg School of Management, of Northwestern University.
Since 1982, he has published numerous articles and books on economics and finance. He has been a Member of the Advisory Council to the Global Markets Institute at Goldman Sachs since April 2012 and also a Non-Executive Director at IDT (Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc) as from September 2015.
He has been a Non-Executive Director of the Company since 10 April 2013, currently being the Chairman of the Audit Committee.