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Andrea Macrina
Reader in Mathematics at University College London


Andrea Macrina holds a PhD in Mathematics from King's College, University of London, and an MSc in Physics from the University of Bern, Switzerland. He is a Reader in Mathematics and the Director of the Financial Mathematics MSc Programme in the Department of Mathematics, University College London. In October 2013, he was appointed to Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Actuarial Science, University of Cape Town. Dr Macrina held a Senior Lectureship in the Department of Mathematics, University College London, a Lectureship in Financial Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics, King's College London, a one-year Visiting Research Associate Professorship in the Institute of Economic Research, Kyoto University, and a six-month Research Fellowship at ETH Zurich. He is one of the principle developers of information-based asset pricing, which is a novel stochastic framework for the pricing of a variety of asset classes including credit, fixed-income, equity, and insurance-linked assets. Dr Macrina is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences worldwide where he presents his research findings to academics and industry professionals. His research programme includes collaborations with doctoral students, practitioners of the financial service industry in London, and university researchers in Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, South Africa, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. Dr Macrina is a member of the London Mathematical Society, the American Mathematical Society, the Bernoulli Society for Mathematical Statistics and Probability, and the Bachelier Finance Society. Languages: Italian, German, French, and English.

Agenda Sessions

  • Interest rate reform and new benchmarks