Assoc. Prof. C. Coşkun Küçüközmen
Assoc. Prof. Küçüközmen is a full time lecturer at the International Trade and Finance Department of Izmir University of Economics. Dr. Küçüközmen has started his official career at the Central Bank of Turkey in 1986. He was granted Jean Monnet study-award and received his MSc degree on banking from Loughborough University, UK in 1995. He wrote his thesis on deposit insurance. He then worked for the Deposit Insurance Department at the Central Bank of Turkey during 1996-1997. He was granted a scholarship from the Central Bank covering two-year research in 1997. He conducted his doctoral research at the Exeter University. He wrote his thesis on the distribution of equity returns and implications for value-at-risk (VaR) and awarded a PhD degree in 2000. He ran a banking course at the MBA program of Exeter University during his research. Upon completing his research he joined to the BRSA the supervisory body for Turkish banking system in 2000, shortly after its establishment and worked there as a deputy head of department of risk management. He also taught as a part-time lecturer at the Financial Mathematics Department of the Institute of Applied Mathematics in Middle East Technical University, Ankara since 2001. Dr Küçüközmen is also teaching at the FSI of BIS since 2003. He is lecturing on financial time series analysis, regulation and supervision of financial risks and energy trade and risk management. His interests include all aspects of empirical finance and financial econometrics, financial risk measurement, Basel-II and validation of internal models, market risk, hedge funds and energy risk management.