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I'm Professor of Finance at Sussex, a visiting Professor at Peking University HSBC Business School, and Co-Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance.  I have a BSc Maths with Experimental Psychology and a PhD in Algebraic Number Theory. I took a post-doc in Amsterdam, worked as a bond analyst for Phillips and Drew, and attended the London School of Economics as a Research Assistant in game theory/labour economics also taking their MSc in Mathematical Economics and Econometrics. In 1985 I took a lectureship in Mathematics and Economics at the University of Sussex, while also designing risk, pricing, hedging and trading models for investment banks, fund managers and exchanges. Then I dropped the Economics side at Sussex to work half-time as Academic Director for Algorithmics Inc.

I left academia entirely to be a director of Nikko Global Holdings and Head of Market Risk Modeling (UK). Then in 1999 I became a professor of finance at the ICMA Centre at Reading University. I was also Risk Research Advisor, SAS (USA) and Chair of the Board of PRMIA (Professional Risk Manager's International Association).  In 2013 I returned to Sussex, heading the development of the Department of Business and Management before it split into three to become the new Business School. I'm now a research professor in the Accounting and Finance Department. I also teach third year undergraduate and masters level courses in Financial Risk Management and in Blockchains and Crypto assets. More details are in my CV

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