Gonçalo Faria

Assistant Professor of Finance, Católica Porto Business School at Catholic University of Portugal

Gonçalo Faria holds a Ph.D. from the University of Porto (2010). He is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Católica Porto Business School and Associate Lecturer at the School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London. His main areas of research are asset pricing and asset management, covering theoretical and empirical topics related with ambiguity, derivatives pricing, derivative trading strategies, forecasting of stock returns, volatility and correlation risks. His past research has been published in peer review journals and his current research has been recently awarded with research grants from the IFSID and the Global Risk Institute, from BNP Paribas Hedge Fund Centre at SMU, from INQUIRE Europe and from Netspar at Tilburg University. Gonçalo consults for Asset Management companies and Multi-Family Offices and was a Private Equity Fund consultant (2012-2013) and a Managing Partner of a Hedge Fund (2010-2011). Previously worked as an equity analyst (2001-2005) and Proprietary trader (2005-2007) at Bank BPI and as an auditor at Arthur Andersen (2000). For more information: https://sites.google.com/site/goncaloalbfaria/home.