Academic Career

Academic Career

  • 2010-present: Professorial Chair in Law and Finance, University of Zurich (tenured)
  • 2008-2010: Professor / Reader of Economics and Law, School of Law & Department of Economics, Queen Mary, University of London (tenured)
  • 2006 - 2008: Lecturer Financial Regulation, Centre of Financial Analysis and Policy, University of Cambridge
  • 2003 - 2006: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Warwick (tenured)
  • 2001 - 2004: Tutor and Supervisor in Economics and Law, Queens’ College, University of Cambridge
  • 2001 - 2004: Lecturer in International Economics, Centre of International Studies, University of Cambridge
  • 1998 - 2001: Research Fellow, ESRC Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge

Affiliated Academic Appointments

  • 2016-present: Senior Fellow, Centre for Risk Studies, University of Cambridge
  • 2013 - present: Fellow in  Financial Regulation CISL, University of Cambridge
  • 2008 - 2013: Senior Research Fellow,  Centre for Financial Analysis and Policy, University of Cambridge
  • 2002 - present: Senior Research Fellow in Financial Services Law and Regulation, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London

Government Advisory Positions

  • 2016-present: European Union Court of Auditors, subject expert: Banking Regulation and Bank Resolution
  • 2016-present: G20 Secretariat: advisor on Banking Regulation and Environmental Sustainability
  • 2009-2014: Member of the European Parliament’s Expert Panel on Financial Services
  • 2008-present: United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Advisor on financial services and trade 
  • 2011-2012: UK Parliamentary Select Committee on the Financial Services Bill (2012), Specialist Advisor
  • 2007-2009: European Commission, Specialist consultant  on Technical Assistant project for Basel II implementation in China, bank corporate governance, and related capital market regulation
  • 2007-2008: UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Specialist Advisor on economic sanctions: Invited oral and written advice to UK FCO & Sir John Sawers, then-UK Ambassador to the United Nations

Visiting Professorships

  • 2020 (Jan-Mar), Visiting Professor of Global Law, Faculty of Law, University of Leuven, Belgium
  • 2013 (Jan-Mar), Rolapp Professor of Law, College of Law, University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT
  • 2011 (Oct); 2012 (Oct); & 2013 (Oct-Nov): Visiting Professor of Law and Finance, School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London
  • 2009 (Nov-Dec): Visiting Professor of Law, Moscow State University Law Academy, Moscow
  • 2009 (Oct-Nov): Visiting Professor of Law and Economics, Central University of Economics & Finance, Beijing
  • 2009 (Feb-Mar): Visiting Professor of Law, Osnabrück University, Germany
  • 2008 (Oct-Nov): Visiting Professor of Law, Renmin University Law Faculty, Beijing