• Professor of Finance at Sussex University
  • UK and Co-Editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance
  • Visiting Professor at Peking University HSBC Business School


Alexander publishes widely on a broad range of topics, including: volatility theory; option pricing and hedging; trading volatility; hedging with futures; alternative investments; random orthogonal matrix simulation; game theory and real options.


She has written and edited numerous books in mathematics and finance and published extensively in top-ranked international journals. Her four-volume textbook on Market Risk Analysis (Wileys, 2008) is the definitive guide to the subject.


Her latest interests focus on Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies and her recent edited book (with Douglas Cumming, FAU — Wileys, May 2020) has over 600 pages about Corruption and Fraud in Financial Markets.