Suzanne Akers

Chief Risk Officer at AIMCo

Suzanne Akers most recently served as Co-Head of Franklin Templeton's Investment Risk Management Group, responsible for FT Equity, Balanced, and Fixed Income strategies globally.

Since joining Franklin Templeton in 2002, Suzanne has held leadership positions in the separately managed accounts division, institutional sales and alternative strategies. Previously, she worked at Morgan Stanley, where she held risk, operations and technology roles in New York and London.

Ms. Akers holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University, and an MBA from Stanford University where she was an Arjay Miller scholar. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, is a Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and currently serves as Vice President for the Buy Side Risk Managers Forum of the Global Association of Risk Professionals.



  • Chief Risk Officer

    April, 2022 - present

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