Dr. Basak is Professor of Finance at London Business School. He teaches courses in Fixed Income Securities and Financial Engineering & Risk Management. He was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, was a visitor at the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago and acted as a consultant to Goldman, Sachs & Co. He received his Ph.D. in Financial Economics from Carnegie Mellon University, and holds M.S. degrees in Financial Economics and Civil Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.Sc.(Eng) in Civil Engineering from University College London