James Sefton

About James Sefton

Chair in Economics - Academic Director for MSc Finance & Accounting, MSc Financial Technology and MSc Investment & Wealth Management
James Sefton is currently a professor of economics at Imperial College Business School.

He was previously Principal Scientist at the hedge fund Winton Capital Management, and Head of Global Quantitative Research at UBS Investment Bank.

His economic research agenda focuses on questions about intergenerational equity, pension policy design and long-run trends in the housing market. As a quantitative finance researcher, he is interested in the design of both quantitative investment strategies and retirement investment products.

You can find the author's full profile, including publications, at their Imperial Professional Web Page