VIRTUAL CONFERENCE
September 2 - 3, 2020

THE WORLD’S LARGEST
ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE

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CAROL ALEXANDER

Professor of Finance, University of Sussex Business School

Carol Alexander is Professor of Finance at Sussex and Co-Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance. was appointed the John von Neumann Chair at TU Munich for the year 2018 and in January 2019 she became visiting professor at the Oxford campus of Peking University Business School. Prior academic appointments were as Chair of Financial Risk Management at the ICMA Centre in the Henley Business School at Reading and lecturer in Mathematics and Economics at the University of Sussex. She holds degrees from the University of Sussex (BSc First Class, Mathematics with Experimental Psychology; PhD Algebraic Number Theory) and the London School of Economics (MSc Econometrics and Mathematical Economics).

Carol has also held several positions in financial institutions: Fixed Income Trader at UBS/Phillips and Drew (UK); Academic Director of Algorithmics (Canada); Director of Nikko Global Holdings and Head of Market Risk Modeling (UK); Risk Research Advisor, SAS (USA). She also acts as an expert witness and consultant in financial modelling. From 2010 - 2012 Carol was Chair of the Board of PRMIA (Professional Risk Manager's International Association).

She has written and edited numerous books in mathematics and finance and published extensively in top-ranked international journals. Her four-volume textbook on Market Risk Analysis (Wileys, 2008) is the definitive guide to the subject. Her latest interests focus on Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies and her forthcoming book (with Douglas Cumming, FAU) is another Wiley text on Corruption and Fraud in Financial Markets.