Miquel Noguer Alonso is a financial markets practitioner with more than 20 years of experience in asset management, he is currently working for UBS AG (Switzerland) as Executive Director. He worked as a CFO and CIO for a European bank from 2000 to 2006. He started his career at KPMG.
He is Adjunct Assistant Professor at Columbia University teaching Asset Allocation, Big Data in Finance, Fintech and Hedge Fund, Big Data in Finance and Fintech Professor at ESADE. He taught the first Fintech course at the London Business School.
He received an MBA and a Degree in business administration and economics in ESADE in 1993. In 2010 he earned a PhD in quantitative finance with a Summa Cum Laude distinction (UNED – Madrid Spain). He also holds the European CFA – CEFA 2000.
His research interests range from asset allocation, big data, machine learning to algorithmic trading and Fintech. His academic collaborations include a visiting scholarship in Columbia University in 2013 in the Finance and Economics Department, in Fribourg University in 2010 in the mathematics department, and giving presentations in Indiana University, ESADE and CAIA and several industry seminars like the Quant Summit USA 2017 and 2010.