Giovanni Urga joined Bayes Business School in July 1999 as Senior Lecturer in Financial Econometrics. He was promoted to Reader in May 2001 and to Full Professor in May 2002. He was Director of the PhD Programme and Co-ordinator of the Marie Curie Training Site in "Corporate Finance, Capital Markets and Banking" from 2002-2005. From 1 October 1992 to 10 February 2021 (under review), he was Visiting Professor (1992-2007) and Full Professor (part-time) of Econometrics (2007-10 February 2021), Economics Department of Bergamo University (Italy). His teaching includes Foundations of Econometrics, Advanced Stats, Advanced Financial Econometrics, Advanced Financial Modelling and Forecasting, Econometrics of Financial Markets, and Stationary and Non-Stationary Panel Data Econometrics. Formerly, he was Research Fellow at London Business School (1994-1999), Visiting Lecturer at New Economic School in Moscow (1996-1999), Lecturer at Queen Mary and Westfield College in London (1992-1994), and Research Officer at the Institute of Economics and Statistics in Oxford (1991-1992). Professor Urga is referee for the Journal of Applied Econometrics, International Journal of Forecasting, The Economic Journal, Journal of Economics, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Oxford Economic Papers, Economic Modelling, Economic Systems, Journal of Comparative Economics, The Econometrics Journal, International Review of Economics and Finance, the Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal Money Credit and Banking, Journal of Business and Economic Statistics. GUEST EDITOR (1) Special Annals Issue of the Journal of Econometrics (2005) on "Modelling Structural Breaks, Long Memory and Stock Market Volatility"; (2) Special Issue of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics (2007) on "Common Features in London". ASSOCIATE EDITOR: Empirical Economics