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Samim Ghamami
Financial Economist at Goldman Sachs


Samim Ghamami is a Senior Financial Economist at Goldman Sachs, an Adjunct Professor of Finance at New York University, and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Economics at Columbia University. He received his Ph.D. in Mathematical Finance and Operations Research from the University of Southern California in 2009.

Ghamami has been an Associate Director (Acting) and a Senior Research Economist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Financial Research, an Economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and an Advisor to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision. Ghamami has worked as an expert with the Financial Stability Board on the review of OTC derivatives market reforms in 2016 and 2017. He has also served on the National Science Foundation panel on Financial Mathematics in 2017 and 2018.

Ghamami has also been a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Economics at UC Berkeley and a Post-Doctoral Researcher at CREATE Homeland Security Center. His publications have appeared in different journals including Management Science, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Applied Probability, Mathematics of Operations Research, Journal of Derivatives, and Quantitative Finance.

Agenda Sessions

  • The US Repo Market

  • Panel: How is technology and regulation affecting the quant role?