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Jeffrey Mantel
Principal Consultant

Jeff has over 30 years of experience in the financial markets. This includes 5 years as an actuary, 10 years as global head of commodity derivatives trading for large international banks, 8 years in senior product management roles in the trading and risk management software industry, and 12 years in financial consulting. Jeff’s trading experience includes precious metals, base metals, grains, FX, and fixed income. His software experience includes design of front office trading systems for FX and commodities, enterprise market and credit risk management systems, an electronic exchange for trading DRAM chips, a surveillance/alerting platform used for power trading, and advice on design and implementation of Credit Valuation Adjustment applications. Jeff has spoken at numerous international risk management conferences and has published articles in Latin Finance Magazine, Electric Light & Power Magazine, and the Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society. He holds a BA in mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis and an MA and PhD in mathematics from Northwestern University. Jeff is a member of the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), the Professional Risk Managers International Association (PRMIA), and the American Mathematical Society (AMS). Jeff is also member of the faculty of the New York Institute of Finance.