We are a global group of thinkers, inventors and entrepreneurs

The UCL CBT starts from a core-group of faculty members and scholars with complementary competences:


Information Security

Distributed Systems

Network Theory


P2P Economics

Behavioural Science

Data Science

Technology Law


Cyber+Operational Risk

Systemic Risk

Complex Systems

Financial Intermediation

Banking Regulation


Banking Digitisation

Smart Contracts

Blockchain applications

A dynamic team of UCL professors and students supports

the research community and directs the CBT in its

cross-sectoral undertakings.

Research community

Faculty Members

Tomaso Aste

Professor, Complexity Science, UCL

Jason Blackstock

Lecturer, Science and Global, UCL

Fabio Caccioli

Lecturer, Computer Science, UCL

Ariane Chapelle

Hon.Reader, Risk and Finance, UCL

Christopher Clack

Founder, Thompson-Reuters Lab, UCL

Nicolas Courtois

Lecturer, Computer Science, UCL

George Danezis

Head, Information Security, UCL

Sylvie Delacroix

Director, C. Ethics and Law, UCL

Anna Donovan

Co-Director, C. Ethics and Law, UCL

Michael James Fell

PhD, Energy Institute, UCL

Daniel Fricke

Lecturer, Financial Computing, UCL

Michal Galas

Research, Financial Computing, UCL

Guido Germano

Tutor, MSc Computational Sci., UCL

Denise Gorse

Member, Financial Computing, UCL

Donald Lawrence

SME in capital markets, UCL

Francis Ga Nin Li

PhD, Energy Institute, UCL

Giacomo Livan

Research, Computer Science, UCL

Francesca Medda

Professor, Transport, UCL

Sarah Meiklejohn

Lecturer, Computer Science, UCL

Rickard Nyman

Research Student, UCL

Gareth Peters

Assist. Prof., Statistical Science, UCL

Arthur Petersen

Professor, Science and Tech, UCL

Navin Ramachandran

Honorary Senior Lecturer at UCL

Johannes Ruf

Senior Lecturer, Mathematics, UCL

John Shawe-Taylor

Head, Computer Science, UCL

David Shipworth

Reader, Energy and Environ., UCL

Philip Treleaven

Director, UK Centre Financial Comp.

David Tuckett

Director, UCL Faculty of Brain Sci.

Guy R. Vishnia

PhD, Statistics, UCL

Frank Witte

Departamental tutor, Economics, UCL

Patrick Wolfe

Deputy Director, Alan Turing Institute

Research Fellows

Darcy Allen

RMIT, Melbourne

David Andolfatto


Marcella Atzori

Blockchain Advisor & GovTech Expert

Marco Bardoscia

London Institute of Mathematics

Andrea Baronchelli

City University of London

Damiano Brigo

Imperial College London

Constance Choi


John Danielsson

Systemic Risk Centre, LSE

Marcus Dapp

Head of Open Data & Management at fortiss

Primavera di Filippi


Tiziana di Matteo

King's College London

Georgios Dimitropoulos

Assistant Professor of Law, UCL

Tina Ehrke-Rabel

Research Fellow

Stefan Eich

Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer

J. Doyne Farmer


Mark D. Flood

OFR, US Treasury Department

Danny Gozman

Henley Business School

Philipp Hacker

Postdoctoral Fellow

Andre Jahn

Research Associate

Dror Kennett

OFR, US Treasury Department

Janos Kertesz

Central European University

Dimitrios Koutsoupakis

Financial Consultant

Christoph Kreiterling

Senior Officer at BaFin

Matthias Lehmann

University of Bonn

Jonathan Liebenau

Technology Management Professor at LSE

Trent MacDonald

Postdoctoral Economist at RMIT University

Rosario Nunzio Mantegna

Palermo University and CEU

Julie Maupin

Max Planck Institute

Immaculate Motsi-Omoijiade

University of Warwick

Theodosis Mourouzis

Executive Manager at CIIM Limassol

Marcus Müller


Neha Murarka

Co-founder & CEO at smoogs.io

Stathi Panayi


Kyriacos Pavlou

Information Technology Lecturer

Kryzysztof Piech

Director of Blockchain Technology Center

Jason Potts

Research Fellow

Philippe Rixhon

Media/Entertainment Technologist

Meher Roy


Karoline Elisabeth Rumpf

Research Fellow

Luisa Scarcella

Research and Teaching Assistant

Odysseas Sclavounis

Alan Turing Institute

Christoph Simmchen

University of Oxford

Claudio Tessone

University College London, UCL

George Theocharides

Associate Professor

Andranik Tumasjan

Postdoctoral scholar and senior lecturer

Angela Walch

Associate Professor

Bernhard Waltl


Isabell Welpe

TUM School of Management

Andy Yee

Public Policy Director

Jean-Pierre Zigrand

Systemic Risk Centre, LSE

Administration and governance

Scientific Advisory Board

Wei-Tek Tsai

Scientific Advisor

Ben Schenglin

Scientific Advisor

Tomaso Aste

Scientific Director

Alexander Lipton

Scientific Advisor

David B. Kinitsky

Scientific Advisor

Executive Board

Paolo Tasca

Executive Director

Tomaso Aste

Scientific Director

John Shawe-Taylor

Head, Computer Science

Executive Director Working Group

Paolo Tasca

Executive Director

Federico Rocchi


Lorcan Delaney


Ilya Kleyner

Operations Officer

Student Board

Federico Rocchi

Student President

Lorcan Delaney

Student Treasurer

Ilya Kleyner

Student Executive Director

Research Area

Julius Bonart

Research Coordinator

Raaid Casoojee

Research Officer

IT Area

Cosmin Bresug

Full-Stack Developer

Business Area

Federico Rocchi

Business Developer

Lorcan Delaney

Business Developer

Marketing Area

Monica Stragliotto

Event Manager

Anastasia Shaura

Media Manager