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Dirk Houben

BCom (Hons) Sydney; MSc Imperial
PhD Candidate

H69 - Codrington Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia


Dirk is a PhD candidate and Postgraduate Research Fellow in the Finance discipline. He has industry experience in quantitative finance roles both in Sydney and London.

Dirk holds a Master of Science in Mathematics and Finance with Distinction from Imperial College London, and a Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours in Finance from the University of Sydney.

Thesis working title

Equity index jump risk in equilibrium

Dirk’s research currently focuses on quantifying and estimating the equilibrium price of jump risk in equity indices.

Supervisors: Hamish Malloch, Stephen Satchell

Recent Units Taught

  • FINC6009 Portfolio Theory and its Applications

    2017: S2,