Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer/Chief Risk Officer
Teachers' Retirement Allowances Fund (TRAF)
Mr. Asselstine is currently the senior vice president and chief financial officer as well as the chief risk officer at the Teachers’ Retirement Allowances Fund (TRAF). He is responsible for all finance and information services matters. In his capacity as chief risk officer, Mr. Asselstine is the leader of TRAF’s enter-prise cybersecurity strategy. In addition, he works closely with the board, the investment committee and the investment team in establishing the investment risk appetite, investment strategy, and the design and execution of the investment program. Prior to joining TRAF, he was the president of Infocus Forensic Financial Investigations Ltd., where he served as a fraud expert, forensic accountant and financial investigator. Mr. Asselstine’s clients have included, among others, the International Monetary Fund, local and national governments, numerous foreign governments, an independent and historic public inquiry, municipal and national police forces, and various public regulatory bodies. On five occasions, he has testified as an expert witness in criminal tribunals dealing with such matters as investment fraud and other white collar crime matters.