About the Author
Carol Alexander is one of the world's leading authorities on market risk analysis. She is Professor of Financial Risk Management at the ICMA Centre, University of Reading where she directs a vibrant research group focusing on quantitative financial risk management. In her role as Chair of the Academic Advisory Council of the Professional Risk Manager's International Association (PRMIA) she has been a driving force for the setting of global standards in the financial risk management profession. Her untiring work on the Professional Risk Manager's Handbook and on classroom and distance learning training courses now provides the means to achieve these standards. She has published around 100 academic journal articles, book chapters and books, and now ranks amongst the world's best-known authors in financial risk management and quantitative finance.