Robert Kosowski

Imperial College

Associate Professor of Finance

Robert Kosowski is Associate Professor in the Finance Group of Imperial College Business School, Imperial College London, and Director of the Risk Management Lab and Centre for Hedge Fund Research.  Robert is anassociate member of the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance at Oxford University and a member of AIMA's research committee.

Robert Kosowski's research interests include asset management, asset pricing and financial econometrics with a focus on hedge and mutual funds, performance measurement, asset allocation, business cycles and derivative trading strategies.

Robert's research has been featured in The Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal and has received several awards (the European Finance Association 2007/2008 best paper award, the INQUIRE UK 2008 best paper award, the INQUIRE Europe 2009/2010 Second Prize, the INQUIRE Europe 2012/2013 First Prize and the British Academy's mid-career fellowship (2011-2012)). Robert's research has been accepted for publication in top peer-reviewed finance journals such as The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

Prior to joining Imperial College London Robert was an Assistant Professor of Finance at INSEAD where he taught in the MBA, Executive Education and PhD programs. Robert was a visiting scholar at the UCSD Economics Department (2000) and the International Monetary Fund (2008). Robert won a teaching prize for his teaching at Imperial College Business School in 2009.

Robert holds a BA (First Class Honours) and MA in Economics from Trinity College, Cambridge University, and a MSc in Economics and PhD from the London School of Economics.

Robert has consulted for private and public sector organizations and has worked for Goldman Sachs, the Boston Consulting Group and Deutsche Bank. His policy related advisory work includes: Specialist Adviser to UKHouse of Lords (2009-2010), Expert Technical Consultant (International Monetary Fund, USA, 2008).