Professor Andrea Gamba
Professor of Finance
(Finance Group)

Andrea Gamba has been a professor of Finance at WBS since 2013 and Head of the Finance Group from January 2012 to April 2014 and again from August 2015 to present. Previously, he has been Associate Professor of Finance at Warwick Business School, Senior Teaching Associate, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge (UK), Visiting Professor at the School of Business, Finance Department, The George Washington University (Washington, DC), Associate Professor of Mathematical Finance at the Department of Economics, University of Verona (Italy), Assistant Professor of Financial Mathematics, Department of Applied Mathematics, University "Ca' Foscari" of Venice (Italy). He had visiting and research appointments at NYU, Purdue University, Calgary University, the University of Maryland, and London Business School. Andrea has a PhD in Applied Mathematics from University of Trieste. Andrea's current research is on corporate finance (corporate risk management, cash management, capital structure, and credit risk), implications of corporate finance on asset pricing, and banking (capital requirements). He is also actively researching on numerical methods for finance with a focus on structural estimation of dynamic corporate finance models and real options models. Andrea's research has been presented at the main finance conferences (Western Finance Association, American Finance Association, European Finance Association, and Finance Cavalcade) and published on the main finance journals (Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science). Andrea has extensive organizational experience including working on real options valuation (SwissCom, Cable & Wireless, BHP Billiton), and on derivative pricing (Unicredit, UBS, Lehman Brothers, Cattolica Assicurazioni).

Research Interests

Dynamic corporate finance models, Capital structure and cash holding decisions, Credit risk, Corporate risk management, Banking, Real options,