Valery Kholodnyi is a Principal Quantitative Analyst with Verbund Trading as well as a Pauli Fellow at the Wolfgang Pauli Institute. Prior to these roles he served as a Managing Director of Quantitative Research and Risk Analytics at Platts, Chief Science Officer and Vice President of Research and Development at Integrated Energy Services, Director of Research at TXU Energy Trading, Director of Quantitative Analysis at Reliant Resources, and Professor of Financial Mathematics and Risk Management as well as Executive Director of the Center for Quantitative Risk Analysis at Middle Tennessee State University.
He authored four books and over a hundred research papers in finance, mathematics, physics and engineering. He was an invited speaker at numerous international and national conferences both for the industry practitioners and academic researchers. He is a recipient of the 15th Anniversary Outstanding Contribution to Energy Risk Award and the Pioneer Quant Honor by the Energy Risk Magazine.