Francesco Tonin is a foreign exchange (forex) market specialist at Bloomberg, based in New York.
Most recently, he was the North America head of forex structuring at Citigroup, having been recruited initially at Morgan Stanley for a sales position in interest rates derivatives. Tonin then worked at Deutsche Bank in forex corporate sales, and subsequently in forex exotic derivatives trading, and at Credit Suisse held a forex structuring role. He has given talks together with corporate speakers such as General Motors, Fluor Corporation, Dell Computers, Knowles Corporation, to the national Association for Financial Professional conference, Texpo, Windy City, Minnesota AFP, New York Cash Exchange, the International Monetary Fund, Princeton University and Columbia University.
Tonin has written a couple of hundred articles on financial matters, with contributions to Bloomberg Markets magazine and Bloomberg Briefs. His mathematical research activity focused on the Cauchy problem for partial differential equations with holomorphic coefficients, for which he received research grants from the European Union, the French Ministère des Affaires Etrangères, the University of Padova and the University of Pisa, in addition to the Italian National Research Council and a Fulbright Scholarship offer.
Tonin holds a BS in mathematics from the University of Padova, a PhD in mathematics from the University of Torino and an MBA from Columbia University, and has also held a tenured research position at the University of Padova.