About the Author
MARK CUMMINS is Senior Lecturer in Finance at the Dublin City University Business School and holds a PhD in Quantitative Finance. Mark’s research interests include a broad range of energy and commodity modelling, derivatives, risk management and trading topics. Mark has published in international journals such as Energy Economics, Applied Energy and the Journal of Energy Markets, as well as mainstream finance journals such as the Journal of Financial Markets, International Review of Financial Analysis and Quantitative Finance.
Mark has previous industry experience working as a Quantitative Analyst within the Global Risk function for BP Oil International Ltd. As part of the Risk Quantitative Analysis team, primary responsibilities included derivatives and price curve model validation and development, with a global remit across BP’s energy and commodity activities. Mark is engaged in ongoing industry training and consultancy activities, focused on the energy sector primarily.