IUM is very delighted to welcome Professor Damir Tokic. Damir has a Ph.D. from the University of Texas – Pan American (2002). He was an associate professor of finance at the University of Houston – Downtown from 2002 to 2011, and professor of finance at ESC Rennes until April 2014. Dr. Tokic published over 60 academic articles in journals such as Journal of Asset Management, Energy Policy, Ecological Economics, and other. Professionally, he was a portfolio manager at Rabinowitz & Co, Wall Street, New York in 1996 (series 7, 63), and independent Commodity Trading Adviser (series 3).

At IUM, Prof. Tokic taught Risk Management class during Spring 2014. His broad teaching specialty areas are investments, portfolio management, and international finance. His approach to teaching is to relate the class material to practice and to the current events, using personal academic and professional experiences.  Also, he encourages students to think about their personal talents and future career goals, and to take the initiative to take appropriate actions.