Quant of the year - Philipp Schönbucher



It was while sitting for his postgraduate degree in mathematics at Oxford University that Philipp Schönbucher came across the basic principles of option pricing. It stirred him towards pursuing a career in quantitative finance. “Originally I wanted to study economics because I found it had practical applications, but I liked the scientific nature of mathematics. It was at Oxford while studying for a mathematics degree that I was first introduced to the Black-Scholes theory and option pricing mod