Apostolos Refenes is Professor of Financial Engineering at the Department of Management Science and Technology of AUEB and Business and visiting professor of Decision Science at London Business School. Formerly, he was Associate Professor of Decision Science at London Business School, and has held previous appointments at University College London, the Department of Trade & Industry and the UK's Cabinet Office panel on financial services. He is a graduate of the University of North London and received a PhD from the University of Reading.
Professor Refenes' research, professional and teaching interests revolve around the areas of financial engineering, computational finance, asset pricing, asset allocation, risk management, financial regulation policy and compliance analytics. He has published many papers in leading academic journals as well as in international books and conferences. He is the author of over 100 papers, six books, has held numerous journal editorial appointments, and is the founder of the Computational Finance conference.
Recipient of research awards in excess of $15m from several public and private funds, Professor Refenes is considered an international authority on the subjects of financial engineering and computational finance. His publications appear in journals such as the Journal of Forecasting, IEEE Trans on Neural Networks, Neural Networks, Neural Computing & Applications, Neurocomputing, Risk, Defense Economics, etc. Topical work has been reported in Scientific American, The New Scientist, Nature, Risk, IEEE spectrum, and the press including The Financial Times, The Times, The Independent, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, and others.