The ICMA Centre is pleased to announce that Dr. Konstantina Kappou, MSc Financial Risk Management Programme Director, has been appointed as the co-Director of the London Chapter of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP).
Nadia is a lecturer in Finance at the ICMA Centre and an alumna. She holds a PhD in Finance and an MSc in International Securities Investment & Banking from the ICMA Centre with 7-years industry experience within the financial markets. She worked for the Equity Derivatives desk of Credit Suisse-London as an option flow trader, where she covered the financial sector of all main European markets including the bank’s equity correlation and dispersion trading books.
During the commodity boom, she joined the Energy Derivatives Marketing & Trading Desk of Credit Suisse – Glencore Alliance, covering major hedge fund accounts on all energy products. Following her career in banking, she led projects in the shipping industry and worked as a sessional lecturer, teaching shipping and commodity derivatives to Masters students and executives.
The ICMA Centre's MSc Financial Risk Management is the first recognised partner of GARP’s Partnership for Risk Education in the United Kingdom. Through this partnership, our programme continues to align academic excellence and market intelligence, offering its graduates an insight of the new innovations in the area of risk management.