Dr Mark Cummins

Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship Group

  • Name
    Dr Mark Cummins
  • Department
    Economics, Finance & Entrepreneurship Group
  • Faculty
    DCU Business School
  • Role
    Senior Lecturer in Finance
  • Phone
    01 700 8827
  • Email
  • Room
  • Campus
    Glasnevin Campus

Biographical Details

Mark Cummins is Senior Lecturer in 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 andcommodity finance; model risk management; behavioural finance; and informationsystems and the corporate 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; European Journal of Finance; and Quantitative Finance. He has additionally published in highly ranked international field journals such as: Energy Economics; AppliedEnergy; Energy Policy; Resources Policy; and Land Use Policy. He is co-author of the Wiley Finance title Handbook of Multi-Commodity Marketsand Products: Structuring, Trading and Risk Management (with Andrea Roncoroniand 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.