Peter Christoffersen is a Professor of Finance at the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. He is the author of the book Elements of Financial Risk Management and his research articles have also been published in a number of leading finance and econometrics journals. He is currently an associate editor of the Journal of Applied Econometrics, the Journal of Financial Econometrics, and the Journal of Risk. He has won research awards from the Q-Group, KPMG, the Montreal Exchange, and STOXX. He has given invited lectures at the Bank of America, the Bank of Canada, the European Central Bank, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, and the International Monetary Fund among others. Before joining the Rotman School in 2010 he taught at McGill University for twelve years and previously he worked as an economist at the International Monetary Fund in Washington, DC. You can find him on the web at www.christoffersen.com.