Professor Per Strömberg is the SSE Centennial Professor of Finance and Private Equity and an Adjunct Professor of Finance at University of Chicago. He is the co-author of a recent report on private equity allocations, commissioned on behalf of Norways NOK8.5 Trillion (USD 1.07 Trillion) Government Pension Fund Global (GPFG). Released in January 2018, the report recommended that GPFG begin allocating to private equity, a recommendation that was subsequently approved by the GPFG board. Per Stromberg is also a board member of the Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP6 Pension), a public pension fund focused on private equity investments. His research has primarily focused on the two areas private equity finance and bankruptcy and has been published in Journal of Finance, American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Financial Intermediation. He received the 2001, 2009, and 2014 Brattle Group Prize for best corporate finance paper published in the Journal of Finance, and he has also won the Stuart Greenbaum Award for the best paper published in the Journal of Financial Intermediation. In 2012 he received the Assar Lindbeck Medal, given every other year to a Swedish economist below the age of 45. Per Strömberg currently chairs the prize committee for the Nobel Prize in Economics which is responsible for the selection of candidates for the Nobel Prize in Economic. He holds a Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Carnegie Mellon University.