Riccardo Rebonato, Scientific Director, EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute

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Riccardo Rebonato is Scientific Director of EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute and Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School. He heads EDHEC-Risk Climate Impact Institute’s “Impact of Climate Change on Asset Prices” research programme. He holds doctorates in Nuclear Engineering and Condensed Matter Physics. Riccardo has been Head of Derivatives Trading, Risk Management and Research for leading international financial institutions on the sell- and buy-side, and served on the boards of ISDA and GARP. He was previously a Professorial Visiting Fellow at Edinburgh University (Political Economics and Sociology), Visiting Lecturer at Oxford University (Mathematical Finance), Adjunct Professor at Imperial College, London (Financial Economics) and a Research Fellow in Physics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Riccardo is currently Series Editor for the Cambridge Elements in Quantitative Finance. He has published an extensive body of academic work, including more than 10 books and approximately 50 articles in refereed journals, in the areas of derivatives pricing, risk management, asset pricing and, latterly, the economics of climate change. His latest book deals with using economics to tackle climate change. The Journal of Portfolio Management named him 2022’s “PMR Quant Researcher of the Year”.