Advancing Machine Learning in Finance, Insurance and Economics


Advancing Machine Learning in Finance, Insurance and Economics

Friday 17th January 2020

Time: 09:30 - 19:10

Room: 3002

Cass Business School

106 Bunhill Row

London EC1Y 8TZ


Sylvain Barthélémy

Chief Executive Officer at Tac Economics

Emanuele Borgonovo

Professor, Department of Decision Sciences, Bocconi University

Alan Chalk

Data Scientist at Sabre Insurance Limited

Manuel Nunes and Frank McGroarty

Centre for Digital Finance at Southampton Business School

Hans-Jörg von Mettenheim

IPAG Business School, Paris, France
Oxford-Man Institute for Quantitative Finance, Oxford, UK Keynum Investments, Rennes, France

Jens Perch Nielsen

Professor of Actuarial Science at Cass Business School

Simone Santoni

Assistant Professor in Strategy at Cass Business School

Georgios Sermpinis

Professor of Finance (Economics) at Adam Smith Business School


Cass Business School, City, University of London, and Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, organize this workshop which aims to bring together practitioners and academics to present core problems of interest to the finance and insurance industry, as part of ongoing or future research, that can be addressed using machine learning methods, and present potential solutions.


This workshop represents a unique opportunity to engage with academics as well as practitioners in finance and insurance. There will be networking opportunities and discussions as part of the formal program. Therefore, we will work in small as well as bigger groups.

Registration Procedure

Register by Tuesday 14th January 2020.  The cost is £50.00

The registration fee covers refreshments and lunches.   Please click on the link below, to book your place.

Link to booking and payment Form


The day’s programme can be found here


Ioannis Kyriakou (Cass Business School)

Jens Perch Nielsen (Cass Business School)

Georgios Sermpinis (Adam Smith Business School)