CQF Lecturers

The CQF's faculty team is the envy of nearly every financial engineering program in the world. An elite collection of world-renowned practitioners and highly regarded academics ensure that the course delivers practical and relevant content. Moreover, each tutor personally delivers the content which underlies his/her specific area of expertise, and is personally available for post-lecture follow-up, either verbally or via e-mail.

World-renowned practitioners & respected academics:

Dr. Patrick Hagan

Dr. Patrick Hagan received his BS and PhD in Applied Mathematics from Caltech. Over the years he has worked at Bloomberg and several banks designing trading systems for fixed income,...

Dr. Alonso Peña

Dr. Alonso Peña is SDA Professor at the SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan. He has worked as a quantitative analyst in the Structured Products group for Thomson Reuters Risk and for...

Neil Graham

Neil joined Barclays International in 1985 initially in the foreign exchange, money markets and derivatives operations areas before moving to the trading room in 1991. Here, his roles included...

Professor Stephen Taylor

Stephen Taylor has held a Chair in Finance at Lancaster University Management School since 1993 and has twice been Head of the Department of Accounting and Finance. His degrees...

Dr. Richard Vladimir Diamond

Dr. Richard Vladimir Diamond has 7 years of experience in statistics teaching and application. He advises family offices on private equity, asset allocation, investment...

Dr. Si-Yi Zhou

Si-Yi is an Associate Lecturer for the CQF. He teaches applied quantitative finance in volatility arbitrage, stochastic interest rate models and credit derivative pricing and risk...