Lionel Martellini invited to join the Board of Advisors of The Quant Conference

On October 2019, The Quant Conference invited Lionel Martellini, Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute to join its Board of Advisors, which main purpose is to help engage better with EDHEC Business School…
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3 Oct 2019

On October 2019, The Quant Conference invited Lionel Martellini, Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute to join its Board of Advisors, which main purpose is to help engage better with EDHEC Business School and its students.

The rise of big data, application of machine learning and other technological developments in recent years have transformed the quantitative finance industry. The Quant Conference  has been established to be a platform for learning, networking and recruitment of the best graduate talent. The Quant Conference brings together prominent industry practitioners, hedge fund managers, allocators and academics.


Current advisors of The Quant Conference are:

  • Peter Carr, Finance and Risk Engineering Department Chair at NYU
  • Andrei Kirilenko, Director of the Centre for Global Finance and Technology at the Imperial College Business School
  • Morton Lane, Director of the Master of Science in Financial Engineering at University of Illinois
  • Oliver Linton, Professor of Political Economy at Cambridge University
  • Lionel Martellini, Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute and Professor of Finance at EDHEC Business School
  • Nir Vulkan, Associate Professor at Saïd Business School

Lionel EDHEC Risk Director

On the day legendary investors expand on the cutting-edge research and latest innovations in the financial application of AI. Topics discussed on the day include: “Legends of the industry on its future” panel, a debate on “Systematic vs Discretionary”, a panel on “Front office of the future. How does technology transform the way Asset Managers and Banks work" and many more. Everyone who attends TQC will have an opportunity to network with peers and leaders of the industry. All of the attendees can schedule 1:1 meetings ahead of the event through our Brella app.


Headline speakers include:

Stuart Roden, Ex-Chairman, Lansdowne Partners
Ewan Kirk, CIO and Founder, Cantab
Matthew Sargaison, Co-CEO, Man AHL
Professor David Hand, Senior Research Investigator, Imperial College


Logistical information about The Quant Conference:

Date: Friday, 1 November 2019

Location: De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London



EDHEC-Risk readers can benefit from a 15% discount with the promo code EDHEC2019.

If you cannot make it, you can also book your virtual tickets.


You can find more information about the event on TheQuantConference.com

Professor Lionel Martellini, is Director of EDHEC-Risk Institute. He conducts research in a broad range of topics related to investment solutions for individual and institutional investors, equity and fixed-income portfolio construction, risk management and derivatives valuation. He was previously on the faculty of the University of Southern California and has held a visiting position at Princeton University. He sits on the editorial boards of various journals, including the Journal of Alternative Investments and the Journal of Portfolio Management. He holds a PhD in Finance from the Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley. Outside of his activities in finance, he recently completed a PhD in Relativistic Astrophysics (University Côte d’Azur) and has become a member of the LIGO/Virgo international collaboration for the observation of gravitational waves.



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