Imperial College London


Business School

Associate Professor of Actuarial Finance



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4.0453 Prince's GateSouth Kensington Campus





Enrico Biffis is Associate Professor of Actuarial Finance at Imperial College Business School, a fellow of the Pensions Institute in London, and a member of the Munich Risk and Insurance Centre at LMU Munich. His areas of expertise are risk analysis and asset-liability management, with a focus on applications in the insurance and pensions sector, as well as the design of predictive analytics and risk management tools for a variety of asset classes. Dr Biffis has collaborated extensively with leading financial institutions, regulators, governmental and nongovernmental organizations, including the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, and has been the recipient of grants and awards for his research on the modelling and transfer of large risks. Prior academic experience includes work as tenured faculty at the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University, and as visiting at Nanyang Business School's IRFRC and Bocconi Milan. Dr Biffis also served as an editor of ASTIN Bulletin – The Journal of the International Actuarial Association, and was recently awarded the Brian Hey Prize for his work on reinsurance data standards as part of the joint IFoA-CAS International Pricing Research Working Party.  Details on his current projects and writings can be found in the Research and Publications sections, SSRN, and Google Scholar.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Biffis E, Chavez E, 2017, Satellite Data and Machine Learning for Weather Risk Management and Food Security, Risk Analysis, Vol:37, ISSN:0272-4332, Pages:1508-1521

Biffis E, Lin Y, Milidonis A, 2017, The Cross-Section of Asia-Pacific Mortality Dynamics: Implications for Longevity Risk Sharing, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol:84, ISSN:0022-4367, Pages:515-532

Eastwood JP, Biffis E, Hapgood MA, et al., 2017, The Economic Impact of Space Weather: Where Do We Stand?, Risk Analysis, Vol:37, ISSN:0272-4332, Pages:206-218

Biffis E, Blake D, Pitotti L, et al., 2016, The Cost of Counterparty Risk and Collateralization in Longevity Swaps, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol:83, ISSN:0022-4367, Pages:387-419

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