Damiano Brigo is one of the few top academics with a real knowledge of the financial industry. With more than twenty years of industry experience, Damiano has worked on risk management, valuation and hedging and quantitative methods in finance in many financial institutions, from commercial banks to investment banks, rating agencies and financial services firms.

He has provided executive education and cutting edge training and advice to hedge funds, banks, regulators, central banks, and institutional bodies such as ESM and EBA.

At the same time, Damiano is head of group and full professor (chair) in Mathematical Finance at Imperial College London, consistently ranked among the top ten world universities. Previous roles include Managing Director and Quantitative Innovation Global Head in Fitch Ratings, Head of Credit Models in Banca IMI and Fixed Income Professor at Bocconi University.

Damiano serves in the advisory board of financial services firms and published 100+ journal works in Quantitative Finance, Systems Theory, Probability and Statistics, and field reference books in Interest Rates and Credit Modelling (H-index 39, 7000+ citations).

The most cited Risk Magazine author in 1998-2017, Damiano holds a PhD in stochastic filtering with differential geometry and a BSc in Mathematics.