SEC Names Acting DERA Director
Dr. Chyhe Kim Becker is the SECís new acting chief†economist and acting director of the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis.
Dr. Becker, who served as a DERA associate director since 2015, leading the Divisionís Office of Litigation Economics, assumes her new position following the†departure of Dr. Jeffrey Harris, who left at the end of May.
Before joining the SEC, Dr. Becker was a principal with Chicago Partners, where she specialized in securities litigation. Before that, she was a principal with the Economic Consulting Group at Deloitte Financial Advisory Services, where she provided expert testimony and analysis in securities litigation matters, as well as contract disputes.
Dr. Becker holds an MBA and a Ph.D. in financial economics from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, and a bachelorís degree in psychology from Yale University.