Philadelphia – Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Business, the world’s premier provider of governance, risk and transparency solutions, today announced Carla Nunes has been elected as Practitioner Director of the Financial Management Association (FMA). Nunes is a managing director in the Office of Professional Practice (OPP) of Duff & Phelps, based in the Philadelphia office, and a Kroll Institute Fellow.

During her two-year term, Nunes will contribute to the FMA’s objective of finding ways to translate academic research in the field of finance into practical, usable finance concepts by practitioners. As a Practitioner Director, she will help identify topics in finance that are of significant interest for corporations, investors and finance practitioners, thus advancing basic and applied finance research in a direction that could directly benefit the global profession.

"I am honored and thrilled to have been selected as a board member to such a prestigious organization as the FMA. I believe a focus on education and applied research in finance benefits the global economy and the overall investment profession. I look forward to contributing to the FMA’s mission of broadening finance’s reach to a new generation of finance professionals and educators."

Carla is the global leader of Duff & Phelps' Valuation Digital Solutions group, which produces cost of capital thought leadership content and data housed in the Cost of Capital Navigator. Nunes has authored various studies, books and articles in the areas of cost of capital, goodwill impairment and valuation. In her OPP role, she provides firmwide technical guidance on a variety of valuation, financial reporting and tax issues. Read her full bio here.

About Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Business
For nearly 100 years, Duff & Phelps has helped clients make confident decisions in the areas of valuation, real estate, taxation and transfer pricing, disputes, M&A advisory and other corporate transactions. For more information, visit www.duffandphelps.com.

About Kroll
Kroll is the world’s premier provider of services and digital products related to valuation, governance, risk and transparency. We work with clients across diverse sectors in the areas of valuation, expert services, investigations, cyber security, corporate finance, restructuring, legal and business solutions, data analytics and regulatory compliance. Our firm has nearly 5,000 professionals in 30 countries and territories around the world. For more information, visit www.kroll.com.

About the Financial Management Association
Established in 1970, the Financial Management Association (FMA) is a global leader in developing and disseminating knowledge about financial decision making. FMA's mission is to broaden the common interests between academicians and practitioners, provide opportunities for professional interaction between and among academicians, practitioners and students, promote the development and understanding of basic and applied research and sound financial practices, and enhance the quality of education in finance. It serves over 5,100 members across 74 countries.

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