Quant Insights
AI, Machine Learning and Risk
London & Online, 15th November 2019
5th Annual Conference
Brought to you by
CQF Institute and Wilmott

2 Organizers

10 Talks

120 Live Tickets

200+ Online Tickets

About the Conference

Canary Wharf, London, E14 5GN

With the growth and development of artificial intelligence, the use of data and machine learning in finance has become a hot topic in the last few years. The Quant Insights conference will bring together leading industry practitioners to talk about the latest techniques they are using, incorporating AI and machine learning in trading, portfolio management and risk management.

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Conference Speakers

Call for speakers.

If you are interested in speaking at Quant Insights and have experience working with artificial intelligence, data and machine learning within the finance industry please contact us by 31 May 2019.

Confirmed Speakers.

Paul Wilmott

Dr. Paul Wilmott, President, CQF Institute
Dr. Paul Wilmott, President, CQF Institute

Paul is the founder of the Certificate in Quantitative Finance and Wilmott.com and he is internationally renowned as a leading expert on quantitative finance. His research work is extensive, with more than 100 articles in leading mathematical and finance journals, as well as several internationally acclaimed books on mathematical modeling and derivatives, including the best-selling Paul Wilmott On Quantitative Finance, published by John Wiley & Sons.

Alexander Denev

Alexander Denev, Executive Director, Head of Quantitative Research and Advanced Analytics, IHS Markit
Alexander Denev, Executive Director, Head of Quantitative Research and Advanced Analytics, IHS Markit

Alexander has more than 15 years of experience in finance, financial modelling and machine learning and leads Quantitative Research at IHS Markit, where he created and maintains a center of excellence. He has written several papers and two books on topics ranging from stress testing and scenario analysis to asset allocation. He has provided thought leadership engagements for conferences, journals and global forums. Prior to joining IHS Markit, he founded Global Graph Analytics - a company focused on dynamic scenario analysis. He also worked as a senior advisor to Risk Dynamics, an arm of McKinsey & Company. Previously he was director of risk models at the Royal Bank of Scotland, where his responsibilities included development of the stress testing methodologies and credit models, and a Fixed Income Structurer for a front office desk. He has also held roles at the European Investment Bank and the European Investment Fund and has participated in the engineering of both the European Financial Stability Facility and the European Stability Mechanism. Alexander Denev attained his Master of Science degree in Physics with a focus on Artificial Intelligence from the University of Rome, Italy, and he holds a degree in Mathematical Finance from the University of Oxford, UK, where he continues as a visiting lecturer.

Marc Henrard

Dr. Marc Henrard, Managing Partner, muRisQ Advisory and Visiting Professor, University College London
Dr. Marc Henrard, Managing Partner, muRisQ Advisory and Visiting Professor, University College London

Over the last 20 years, Marc has worked in various areas of quantitative finance including risk management, trading, software development, and quantitative research. He is also Head of Quantitative Research at OpenGamma and prior to that was Head of Interest Rate Modelling for Dexia Group, Deputy Head of Treasury Risk at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) and Head of Quantitative Research and Deputy Head of Interest Rate Trading also at BIS.
Marc's research focuses on interest rate modelling and risk management. More recently he focused his attention to market infrastructure (initial margin, product design, quantitative impacts of regulation, LIBOR fallback). He authored two books: The multi-curve framework: foundation, evolution, implementation and Algorithmic Differentiation in Finance Explained. Marc holds a PhD in mathematics from the University of Louvain, Belgium.

Conference Tickets

All tickets include 60 days of access to Video on Demand.

15th November

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Conference Organizers

Quant Insights is presented by the CQF Institute & Wilmott
CQF Instiute

Part of Fitch Learning, the CQF Institute is a global membership platform for educating and building the quant finance community.

Fitch Learning

Part of the Fitch Group, Fitch Learning partners with clients to enhance knowledge, skills and conduct. Fitch Learning advises and builds learning solutions to accelerate the achievements of individuals and companies.


Wilmott is the leading resource for the quant finance community, comprised a website and discussion forum and Wilmott magazine.



Fitch Ratings Auditorium,
30 North Colonnade,
Canary Wharf,
E14 5GN