Ivan Illán is a Forbes thought leader and bestselling personal finance author. Inspired by his late grandfather’s career as a leading economist, Ivan began investing at age 13. As Founder and Chief Investment Officer, he crafts the AWAIM® Investment Committee’s global macroeconomic forecasts and asset allocations for its ACGM Total Portfolio Solutions Suite™. Ivan’s economic commentary frequently appears in business media around the world. He is a Member of CFA Institute and holds the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF®) and Certified Fund Specialist (CFS®) credentials. Ivan earned a B.S. in Finance and a B.A. in Philosophy from Boston College.