Professor of Finance
Director of the Doctoral Programme
Founding Director of the Cambridge Centre for Finance, Technology & Regulation (CCFTR)
PhD (University of Pennsylvania)
My research interests include the intersection of finance, technology, and regulation, fintech, asset pricing, data, digital technologies, and the design of automated financial markets. I previously served as Chief Economist of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), where I used modern analytical tools and methods to design and enforce an effective regulatory regime of financial markets.
I’m a member of the Finance subject group at Cambridge Judge Business School, which focuses on the investment and financial decisions of institutions.
News and insights
An executive education programme at Cambridge Judge Business School inspired by the National Bank of Ukraine has designed a strategy for rebuilding the country’s financial sector. As this blueprint is developed further, participants reflect on the programme and how it continues to influence decision makers.
Study co-authored by Dr Andrei Kirilenko of Cambridge Judge Business School, presented at CERF in the City event, develops app-based recommendation framework for investor adoption of crypto assets. Consumers regularly choose books, music, travel destinations and other activities based on recommendations by many people on e-commerce or social media platforms. A study co-authored by Andrei Kirilenko, Reader in Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, as well as Founding Director of the School's Centre for Finance, Technology & Regulation, develops an app-based modelling framework for investors’ selection of crypto assets such as stable coins and cryptocurrencies grounded on a similar type of recommendation system. The study was published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, and Andrei presented the findings on 18 January at the CERF in the City event organised by the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF) at the University of Cambridge in collaboration with CCLA. The annual event, held online this year, allows finance practitioners to interact with academic researchers. “Platforms or apps of such companies as Amazon or Tripadvisor serve as a kind of filtering system based on previous recommendations,” says Andrei, whose research focuses on the intersection of finance, technology and regulation. “The study basically…
BBC: Ukraine War | 24 February 2023
Andrei Kirilenko, Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in this article concerning the war between Russia and Ukraine.
Andrei Kirilenko, Professor of Finance at Cambridge Judge Business School and a native of Ukraine, has designed a strategy to rebuild the country’s financial sector.
Free program for the development of fintech with the support of the Cambridge Judge Business school to start in Ukraine
The National Bank of Ukraine and Cambridge Judge Business School are launching a training program for the development of innovations in the financial sector of Ukraine.
BBC, 29 April 2022
Ukraine war – Professor tells of elderly mother’s death in Mariupol
The Globe and Mail, 20 April 2022
Opinion – The destruction of my hometown of Mariupol is something I can never forgive
Cambridge Network, 31 March 2022
Cambridge Festival to host a series of high-profile talks on Ukraine
BBC News, 4 March 2022
Cambridge professor fears for elderly immobile mother in Mariupol
SoundCloud, 3 March 2022
Andrei Kirilenko, CJBS faculty, talks about the Ukrainian invasion
Ignites Europe, 1 March 2022
Ukraine war ‘real test’ for ESG managers
Cambridge Independent, 26 February 2022
‘Keeping peace in Europe is gone’ says Ukrainian finance professor at Cambridge University as protesters get raucous
Poets & Quants, 25 February 2022
Ukrainian B-school Prof – ‘The world should make sure that Russia fails’
Phys.org, 27 January 2021
An app-based recommendation framework for investor adoption of crypto assets
Financial Times, 9 January 2019
Volatility: how ‘algos’ changed the rhythm of the market
Raconteur, 3 July 2018
Cryptocurrency: restoring reputation for the future
The Telegraph, 15 February 2018
What can blockchain technology offer business?
The Guardian, 11 October 2016
The eight technologies every entrepreneur should know about
The New Yorker, 11 May 2015
New ways to crash the market
Financial Times, 7 March 2015
Digital world offers opportunities to break the job mould
The New York Times, 29 March 2014
All public comments are welcome. Then what?
The Wall Street Journal, 6 March 2014
Do regulators listen to public? Study says yes