Dr Mark Cummins

Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship Group

  • Name
    Dr Mark Cummins
  • Department
    Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship Group
  • Faculty
    DCU Business School
  • Role
    Group Head EFE
  • Phone
    01 700 8827
  • Email
    mark.cummins@dcu.ie
  • Room
    Q132
  • Campus
    Glasnevin Campus
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Biographical Details

Mark Cummins is Professor of Finance at the Dublin City University Business School and Head of the Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship Academic Group. He holds a PhD in Quantitative Finance, with specialism in the application of integral transforms and the fast Fourier transform (FFT) for derivatives valuation and risk management.

Mark has research interests in an array of areas: computational finance; energy and commodity finance; model risk management; behavioural finance; and information systems and the corporate and market impact of data breaches. He has published in leading international finance journals such as: Journal of Financial Markets; Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money; International Review of Financial Analysis; Quantitative Finance; and European Journal of Finance. He has additionally published in highly ranked international field journals such as: Energy Economics; Applied Energy; Energy Policy; Resources Policy; and Land Use Policy. He is co-author of the Wiley Finance title Handbook of Multi-Commodity Markets and Products: Structuring, Trading and Risk Management (with Andrea Roncoroni and Gianluca Fusai). Working papers are available on SSRN. LinkedIn profile is available here.


Mark has previous industry experience working as a Quantitative Analyst within the Global Risk Function for BP Oil International Ltd., based in Canary Wharf, London. As part of the Risk Quantitative Analysis team, his primary responsibilities included derivatives and price curve model validation and development, with a global remit across BP's oil, gas, power, commodities and emissions activities.

Mark is Associate Editor (Energy Finance and Energy Markets) with Finance Research Letters and is on the Editorial Board of the quarterly publication ARGO: New Frontiers in Practical Risk Management.