Derek Olsen, CFA
Senior Vice President, Chief of Investment Risk Management, IT Development and Operations
Derek Olsen is responsible for the direct management and oversight of investment risk management, application development, and all core middle-office functions, including portfolio administration, research data management, trade processing and settlement, portfolio accounting, account maintenance, account performance and composite administration, corporate actions administration, client reporting and invoicing, and investment guideline monitoring and portfolio compliance, among others. He joined the firm in 2001 and has 30 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Calamos, he served as vice president, director of capital management at CNA Financial. Previously, he held the same role at USF&G Corporation. He also has experience managing forex trading at Allied Irish Bank and Swiss Bank Corporation. He received a B.A. in Business Economics from Brown University.