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Thomas Coleman

Senior Lecturer, Harris School of Public Policy

University of Chicago

Thomas Coleman is a senior lecturer at the University Thomas S. Coleman of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and Executive Director of the Center for Economic Policy. Prior to returning to the University of Chicago in 2012 Mr. Coleman worked in the finance industry for over twenty years, with considerable experience in trading, risk management, and quantitative modeling. Positions included head of Quantitative Analysis and Risk Control at Moore Capital Management Llc, and a director and founding member of Aequilibrium Investments Ltd., a London-based hedge fund manager.

Mr. Coleman is the author of Quantitative Risk Management, published by Wiley and A Practical Guide to Risk Management published by the Research Foundation of the CFA Institute. Before entering the financial industry Mr. Coleman was an academic, teaching at SUNY Stony Brook. Mr. Coleman earned his PhD in economics from the University of Chicago, and his BA in physics from Harvard.