Gonçalo Faria

Católica Porto Business School, Universidade Católica Portuguesa

Rua Diogo Botelho, 1327, 4169-005, Porto, Portugal

email: gfaria@porto.ucp.pt

School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London

Mile End Road, London E1 4NS

email: g.faria@qmul.ac.uk

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I am Associate Dean for Graduate Education, Executive Education & Engagement and Assistant Professor of Finance at Católica Porto Business School, Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Associate Lecturer at the School of Economics and Finance, Queen Mary University of London. I am an External Researcher at the Research Group in Economic Analysis, University of Vigo.

My research interests include asset management, asset pricing, uncertainty in financial markets, portfolio optimization, risk management, volatility and correlation risks, with a focus on forecasting of stock returns, derivatives, derivatives based trading strategies and hedge funds.

I completed my PhD in Financial Economics at the University of Porto (2010), I am CFA charterholder and hold a degree in Economics from Faculty of Economics, University of Porto. In the past, I 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 (2006) at Bank BPI and as an auditor at Arthur Andersen (2000).

I also consult for financial sector institutions, particularly Asset Management companies and Multi-Family Offices.

For more details, please download my Curriculum Vitae.