Felix Moldenhauer holds a PhD and Master's degree in Economics from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. His dissertation investigated the forecasting power contained in FX option prices and high-frequency data. During his doctoral studies, he taught courses in financial modelling and econometrics as assistant to Professor Söderlind at the Swiss Institute of Banking and Finance. After moving to London, he worked as quant in the Global Markets business of HSBC. Firstly starting out in Counterparty Credit Risk modelling, his responsibility extended to cover Market Risk models and subsequently all Traded Risk model review activities in EMEA.