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Samim Ghamami
Senior Economist and Managing Director at Financial Services Forum


Samim Ghamami is currently the Senior Economist and Managing Director at the Financial Services Forum, an adjunct professor of finance at New York University, a senior researcher at UC Berkeley Center for Risk Management Research, and an adjunct associate professor of economics at Columbia University. Ghamami also serves on the advisory board of the Mathematics in Finance Program at the NYU’s Courant institute.

Ghamami has been a senior financial economist and a senior vice president at Goldman Sachs. He has also been an acting associate director and a senior economist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Financial Research, and an economist at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. He has been an advisor to the Bank for International Settlements and has worked as an expert with the Financial Stability Board on post-financial crisis reforms in 2016 and 2017.

Ghamami has also served on the National Science Foundation panel on Financial Mathematics in 2017 and 2018. His publications have appeared in different journals including Management Science, Journal of Applied Probability, Mathematics of Operations Research, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Credit Risk, Journal of Derivatives, Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, Quantitative Finance, and the Journal of Risk.

Agenda Sessions

  • The Impact of Collateral and Stays on Financial Stability

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