Dr. Thomas Schröder is Adjunct Professor of Finance and has been teaching at the Sacred Heart University Luxembourg since 2007. His MBA courses encompass Corporate Financial Management, International Financial Management, Derivatives & Risk Management and Advanced Risk Management. Dr. Schröder is the Program Coordinator for the Graduate Professional Certificate in Risk Management.
He is working as Deputy Head of Division and Managerial Adviser in the Capital Markets Department at European Investment Bank (EIB). Working for the largest supranational lender and borrower, he has acquired 15 years of extensive front-office experience in the international bonds and derivatives markets. Dr. Schröder also serves as a member of the EIB’s Pensions Board and as a member of an expert committee he assesses research projects applying for support from the EIB-Universities Research Action program. He previously held an economist position in the Economic and Financial Studies Division.
Formerly with McKinsey & Company, Inc., Frankfurt, Dr. Schröder holds a Ph.D. in economics from Keele University, U.K. and both a Ph.D. and a Diplom degree in physics from Heidelberg University.
Dr. Schröder has been conducting research in a great variety of fields and publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals such as Nuclear Physics, Physics Letters, Zeitschrift für Physik, Europhysics Letters, Ecological Economics, Energy Policy, and more recently in Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions, Journal of Portfolio Management and Journal of Asset Management. Currently he is a Visiting Professor at University College London (UCL).