Andrei Kirilenko

Founding Director, Cambridge Centre for Finance, Technology & Regulation

Professor of Finance, Cambridge Judge Business School

Andrei Kirilenko serves as the Centre’s Founding Director. Professor Kirilenko’s scholarly work lies in the intersection of finance, technology and regulation. Prior to joining the University of Cambridge Judge Business School in July 2019, he was the Founding Director of the Centre for Global Finance and Technology at Imperial College Business School. Prior to joining Imperial in August 2015, he was a Professor of the Practice of Finance at MIT Sloan and a Founding Co-Director of the MIT Center for Finance and Policy. Prior to MIT, Kirilenko served as Chief Economist of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) where he used modern analytical tools and methods to design and enforce an effective regulatory regime of financial markets in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. Before CFTC, Kirilenko spent 12 years at the International Monetary Fund working on financial crises around the world. He received his PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania with a specialisation in finance from the Wharton School.