University College London
Philip Treleaven is Director of the UK Centre for Financial Computing and Business Analytics and Professor of Computing at UCL. The UK Centre is a collaboration of UCL, London School of Economics, London Business School and the major financial institutions and commercial organisations. The Centre undertakes analytics research in finance, retail, healthcare, services and sport. For the past 8 years the UK Centre has worked with many of the leading Investment Banks and Funds developing algorithmic trading systems, and for the past 3 years we have worked with the regulators on High-frequency trading risk and systemic risk. The UK Centre has over 60 PhD students working on finance and business analytics, and is unique in placing them in banks, funds and companies to develop advanced analytics and software. An additional 20-25 PhD students will join in October.