David was nominated by Attilio Meucci for his “open source” research approach in quantitative methods for forecasting market risks. David is assistant professor of finance and head of the Master of Science in Finance (MScF) at the University of Neuchâtel and visiting professor of finance at Laval University, Québec City, Canada.

The ceremony was part of our Flagship event on 23th October 2018 – see past events for photos.

The Top 5 finalists in 2018 were

  • Florénce Angles, Reyl & Cie Ltd
  • David Ardia, University of Neuchâtel
  • Andreas Blöchinger, Zürcher Kantonalbank
  • Lorenz Reichl, UBS
  • Fréderic Planchet, eActuary

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