Matheus Grasselli is a Professor of Mathematics and McMaster University and the Director of the Centre for Financial Industries at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences in Toronto. He has a PhD from King’s College London and has published research papers on information geometry, statistical physics, and numerous aspects of quantitative finance, including interest rate theory, optimal portfolio, real options, executive compensation, and macroeconomics. He is also the author of an undergraduate textbook on numerical methods. He is a regular speaker in both academic and industrial conference around the world and has consulted for CIBC, Petrobras, EDF, and Bovespa. A member of the editorial board of the Journal of Banking and Finance, the International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance, and the Journal of Dynamics and Games, he is also the founding managing editor of the book series Springer Briefs on Quantitative Finance.