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Director of the African Institute for Financial Markets and Risk Management, University of Cape Town

Prof David Taylor is the founding Director of AIFMRM. He previously held a position at the University of the Witwatersrand where he ran the successful Programme in Advanced Mathematics of Finance for 15 years. Prof Taylor also directs the African Collaboration for Quantitative Finance and Risk Research (ACQuFRR), AIFMRM’s research unit.


  • –present
    Associate Professor, specialising in the fields of financial modelling and derivative pricing, University of Cape Town


  • 1995 
    University of the Witwatersrand, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Applied Mathematics