Month: March 2024

Head of Department of Finance

Professor Robert Kosowski has accepted an extension to his appointment as Head of the Department of Finance, at the Business School, until 31 July 2025.

Professor Kosowski joined Imperial from INSEAD in 2006 as Assistant Professor and was promoted to Professor of Finance in 2019. He served previously as Deputy Head of the Department of Finance.

He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, and has held several advisory positions with notable institutions – including with the UK Government, within the banking sector, and with the International Monetary Fund.

Professor Kosowski’s research interests include asset management, risk management, machine learning, hedge funds, mutual funds, performance measurement, business cycles, derivative trading strategies and economic forecasting.

Interim Head of the Department of Brain Sciences

Professor Marina Botto FMedSci has accepted an appointment as Interim Head of the Department of Brain Sciences with effect from 8 April 2024 for a period of six months, in the first instance. This is to succeed the current Head of the Department, Professor Paul Matthews, who is taking up the post of Director of the Rosalind Franklin Institute, in Cambridge.