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Faculty

With strong backgrounds in academia, industry and teaching providing the best academic support, our Faculty combine thought leadership and experience to deliver state-of-the art modules and prepare our students to engage with the financial world and build their career in banking and finance.

Benefiting from substantial careers worldwide at companies such as Barclays, Lloyds, HSBC, Citi, Credit Suisse, to name a few, our Faculty members also hold academic degrees from leading universities, including New York University’s Graduate School of Business Administration and the London Business School (the world's two financial capitals).

Chris McHugh

Chris McHugh

Lecturer and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in investment banking, with a focus on the risk management and structuring of derivative-based transactions. He has significant exposure to a wide range of asset classes: Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Energy Commodities, Emerging Markets, Credit Derivatives and Valuation Adjustments (‘XVA’). Chris is also a Visiting Lecturer at the Cambridge Judge Business School and a Doctoral Researcher at the University of Southampton.

Expertise
Derivatives, Risk Management, Financial Markets, Regulation.

Experience 
Senior Adviser, International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers: 2018-present.
The London Institute of Banking & Finance: 2017 - present.
University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Visiting Lecturer: 2010 - present.

HSBC:

  • Managing Director: 2002–2016.
  • Global Counterparty Exposure Management Head: 2011–2016.
  • Global Energy Solutions Group Head: 2010–2011.
  • Credit Treasury Head: 2009–2011.
  • EMEA Emerging Markets Structured Trading Head: 2006–2008.
  • Global Foreign Exchange Structuring Head: 2002–2006.

Credit Suisse First Boston, Head of FX Structuring: 1998–2002.
Deutsche Bank, Senior Associate Director: 1996–1998.
Merrill Lynch, Associate: 1994–1996.
Mars & Co Consulting, Senior Associate: 1989–1992.

Education
MBA, London Business School, University of London: 1992–1994.
MA, Engineering, King’s College Cambridge: 1985–1988.

Professional Qualifications
PGCLTHE, Kingston University: 2018.
PRA/FCA Register: 1994–2016.
NASD, Series 7/63 (USA): 1994.

Languages

English (fluent), French (good), Spanish (intermediate).

Publications
The Treasurer, Risk Magazine.

Professional activity
Marcus Evans, Benchmark Rate Transition, Chairman: 2019.
Liquidity and Funding Risk, Risk.net conference, Chairman: 2017.
Marcus Evans, Annual CVA Conference, Chairman: 2015.
Platts Energy Derivatives, Conference presenter on the HSBC/Total Alliance: 2010.
Joint China-IMF Training Program, Dalian China (derivatives in conjunction with the Bank of England, Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan), Ran high-level seminars on the Foreign Exchange System & derivatives: 2004.

Membership
SEO London Advisory Board: 2004–2016.


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Visiting Faculty


Our Visiting Faculty comprise exceptional Professors and Scholars who contribute to our thought leadership agenda and actively participate in high-profile institutional activities.

Many of our community of Visiting Professors and Scholars hold research roles at top institutions within the City of London. With this knowledge, they further enhance the resources we bring to our students.

Chris McHugh

Chris McHugh

Lecturer and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Finance

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in investment banking, with a focus on the risk management and structuring of derivative-based transactions. He has significant exposure to a wide range of asset classes: Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Energy Commodities, Emerging Markets, Credit Derivatives and Valuation Adjustments (‘XVA’). Chris is also a Visiting Lecturer at the Cambridge Judge Business School and a Doctoral Researcher at the University of Southampton.

Expertise
Derivatives, Risk Management, Financial Markets, Regulation.

Experience 
Senior Adviser, International Association of Credit Portfolio Managers: 2018-present.
The London Institute of Banking & Finance: 2017 - present.
University of Cambridge Judge Business School, Visiting Lecturer: 2010 - present.

HSBC:

  • Managing Director: 2002–2016.
  • Global Counterparty Exposure Management Head: 2011–2016.
  • Global Energy Solutions Group Head: 2010–2011.
  • Credit Treasury Head: 2009–2011.
  • EMEA Emerging Markets Structured Trading Head: 2006–2008.
  • Global Foreign Exchange Structuring Head: 2002–2006.

Credit Suisse First Boston, Head of FX Structuring: 1998–2002.
Deutsche Bank, Senior Associate Director: 1996–1998.
Merrill Lynch, Associate: 1994–1996.
Mars & Co Consulting, Senior Associate: 1989–1992.

Education
MBA, London Business School, University of London: 1992–1994.
MA, Engineering, King’s College Cambridge: 1985–1988.

Professional Qualifications
PGCLTHE, Kingston University: 2018.
PRA/FCA Register: 1994–2016.
NASD, Series 7/63 (USA): 1994.

Languages

English (fluent), French (good), Spanish (intermediate).

Publications
The Treasurer, Risk Magazine.

Professional activity
Marcus Evans, Benchmark Rate Transition, Chairman: 2019.
Liquidity and Funding Risk, Risk.net conference, Chairman: 2017.
Marcus Evans, Annual CVA Conference, Chairman: 2015.
Platts Energy Derivatives, Conference presenter on the HSBC/Total Alliance: 2010.
Joint China-IMF Training Program, Dalian China (derivatives in conjunction with the Bank of England, Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan), Ran high-level seminars on the Foreign Exchange System & derivatives: 2004.

Membership
SEO London Advisory Board: 2004–2016.


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