Carol Alexander

Carol Alexander is an expert in crypto asset and derivatives markets, financial risk analysis, high-frequency data analysis, blockchains, pricing and hedging financial instruments, volatility analysis, investment strategies, benchmarking and portfolio management. She has had a dual career in both industry and as an academic and is currently Professor of Finance at the University of Sussex and Visiting Professor at Peking University Business School. She has also edited the Journal of Banking and Finance since 2013. Throughout her corporate and academic careers Carol has designed and implemented mathematical models for pricing, trading, hedging and risk assessment for a wide range of asset management, stock exchange and banking clients. Carol is the author of the best-selling textbook “Market Models” and of the four-volume textbook series “Market Risk Analysis”. She has also edited many other books – for these and her academic publications, see