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Congratulations to the Class of 2021!
UCLA Anderson’s MFE commencement ceremony will be held on

Friday, December 10, 2021
Ceremony Time TBA

2020 Commencement Speaker

Mark Britten-Jones (Ph.D. ’96)

Founding partner, Laurel Canyon Partners

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Mark Britten-Jones (Ph.D. ’96)

Mark Britten-Jones was a founding partner of Laurel Canyon Partners, a quantitative global macro hedge fund. Prior to that, Britten-Jones was a managing director at BlackRock, where he managed a variety of research and strategy groups at BlackRock/Barclays Global Investors covering equities, fixed income, currencies and commodities. He has created and implemented strategies managing billions of dollars. He has a Ph.D. in finance from UCLA and was an assistant professor at London Business School for five years, where he conducted research into derivatives, risk management and the statistics of portfolio optimization that was published in the leading academic and practitioner finance journals.


Caps & Gowns

Each student will be mailed a cap, tassel, and sash. Everyone is encouraged to wear these items during the virtual ceremony. You do not need to return any of these items.


A ceremonial diploma holder will be presented to each graduate at the commencement ceremony. Official University of California, Los Angeles, diplomas will be available to be mailed or picked up in March 2021. Please remember to keep your contact information updated in both the Anderson Directory and MyUCLA. The UCLA Registrar’s Office will email you when your diploma is ready. For information regarding the diploma process please click here.

2018 Commencement Highlights
Relive the MFE Class of 2018 commencement ceremony

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