Semyon Malamud is an SFI Associate Professor at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. He has held an SFI Senior Chair since November 2015. He joined SFI in 2007 and has held an SFI Junior Chair since 2010. He obtained his Ph.D. in mathematics from ETH Zurich. Prof. Malamud is an associate editor of the Journal of Finance and is a regular speaker at leading academic conferences worldwide. His papers have been published in the top journals in finance and economics.