PhD in Mathematics (2011), University of Cambridge (UK)
Master of Advanced Studies in Mathematics, Part III of the Mathematical Tripos (2005), University of Cambridge (UK)
BSc in Mathematics (2004), American University in Cairo (Egypt)


Postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at University of St Gallen (2014-2018), Quantitative Strategist at Pictet Geneva (2012-2013), Marie Curie Research Fellow at UC Berkeley and MSCI Inc (2010-2011) 

Research Interests

Ola Mahmoud

About me

-- behavioral finance, behavioral economics

-- behavioral foundations of sustainable investing

​-- decision theory, microeconomic theory

University of Zurich

Department of Banking and Finance

Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth

Plattenstrasse 32, CH-8032 Zurich, Switzerland

ola.mahmoud [at]

University of California, Berkeley

Center for Risk Management Research

Department of Economics

​Berkeley, CA 94720-3880 USA

olamahmoud [at]