World-class finance faculty

School faculty members are specialists in their field. They have international research reputations, consult for global corporations, advise government and international agencies, sit on the boards of mature companies as well as new ventures, and are frequently asked by the media for academic insight on a wide variety of topics.

Imperial College Business School has a tradition of research excellence in quantitative finance. Our faculty has international research reputations, consult for global corporations and advise financial firms.

Department of Finance faculty

Further information about the Department of Finance’s faculty and their research areas is available on the Department’s webpages.


James Sefton

James Sefton

Chair in Economics and Academic Director of MSc Finance & Accounting, MSc Financial Technology and MSc Investment & Wealth Management
Emiliano Pagnotta

Emiliano Pagnotta

Assistant Professor of Finance
Walter Distaso

Walter Distaso

Professor of Financial Econometrics

Cláudia Custódio

Associate Professor of Finance

Andrea Buraschi

Chair in Finance