Technical University of Munich

Professor of Mathematical Finance at the Technical University of Munich, Head of the Chair of Mathematical Finance, Head of the ERGO Center of Excellence in Insurance, Deputy Chairman of the Elite graduate program “Finance & Information Management”.


TD Bank

Mr. Naveen Kalia is a senior Consultant at the TD Bank, Toronto. He has lectured at New York University and has an ample experience in the areas of trading, banking and finance, having worked at the Citadel Investment Group in New York, at Deutsche Bank in Singapore and London, at Bank of America.


University of Toronto

Machine learning technical lead with Deloitte’s Omnia AI group, and venture capital as a research associate in one of Peter Thiel’s funds. Alik is also a seasoned AI project leader and educator in the machine learning field, having taught and developed the machine learning course at the University of Toronto Master’s of Mathematical Finance program.


University of Waterloo

David Saunders is an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo, and Director of the University of Waterloo’s Masters in Quantitative Finance program. His is the author of many articles on the subjects of risk management, portfolio optimization and derivatives pricing.


Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Dr. Santiago Carrillo Menéndez has been the CEO of Quantitative Risk Research, S.L. (QRR) since June 2006. Santiago has been a professor in the Math Department of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), a position he has held since October 1st 1976. He is Board Member and Chairman of the Risk Committee of BME Clearing (CCP), since September 2013.


University of Zurich

Walter Farkas is a Professor of Quantitative Finance at the University of Zurich. Moroever he is a faculty member of the Swiss Finance institute (SFI). Is also the program director of the Master Science in Quantitative Finance, and ETH Zurich since 2003. Since 2013 he is one of the co-presidents of the Swiss Risk Association, and is a Certified Board member and advised two of the Big4 companies between 2007 and 2014.


Technical University of Munich
Lexuri Fernández is a postodoctoral researcher and teaching assistant at the Professorship for Risk and Insurance at the Technical University of Munich (TUM). She has also hold a postdoctoral researcher position at the Chair of Mathematical Finance at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and at the Institute of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences (ISBA) at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), in Belgium.


Risklab University of Toronto

Maria is the Managing Director for Training and International Relations at Risklab at the University of Toronto. Maria holds a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Toronto. She has done numerous research projects within the Risklab environment and with Ryerson University. Her strengths are in the areas of Applied Mathematics with special focus in Risk Management.


Florida International University

Dr. Enrique Villamor is a distinguished researcher, Professor of Mathematics at FIU and a thought leader in quantitative ESG. Dr. Villamor has developed and implemented the Master program in Risk Analysis and Management (Financial Engineering) at FIU in 2006, having created and taught all the financial mathematics courses in the program. Dr. Villamor is also the Director of Science of the newly created FIU-EFRM (Environmental Finance and Risk Management) program.


Australian National University

Dr Gaurav (Garry) Khemka is a Senior Lecturer in Actuarial at the Australian National University. He is also involved in teaching the Commercial Actuarial Practise course for the Institute of Actuaries. He has held academic positions at the Australian National University and Bond University where he has taught a wide variety of actuarial, statistics and finance courses. His main area of research is in numerical dynamic programming methods and their application in lifecycle models.

Risk Lab

University of Waterloo