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Daniel Broby

Director of the Centre of Financial Regulation & Innovation
University of Strathclyde (Confirmed)

Daniel has enjoyed a successful career in both academia and practice.  His research interests revolve around financial technology, financial indices, and the regulation of capital markets.  He has written a number of peer reviewed papers on index construction, fund management, emerging financial markets, distributed technologies and market regulation.  He has also pioneered research into blockchain and its application in the Fintech ecosystem. Daniel is considered a leading academic in the field of "Fintech".  The Department of Accounting and Finance, to which he is affiliated, is ranked "1st in the UK for Accounting and Finance" in the Complete University Guide Subject League Table for both 2016 and 2017.  The department was ranked 2nd in the UK for Accounting and Finance by both the Times University Guide 2015 and the Sunday Times Guide 2015.  Times Higher Educational awarded Strathclyde Business School with "The Business School of the Year 2016".

  • Engaging with start-ups and SMEs in order to support the development of emerging financial technologies
  • Designating fintech as a strategic priority within the university to allow the business to reach its full potential
  • Reflecting on power of fintech to pioneer new finance practices within the University