Christopher L. Culp
Adjunct Professor of Finance, Chicago Booth
An Adjunct Professor of Finance at The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, Culp is an expert on structured finance, derivatives, (re-)insurance and alternative risk transfer (a.k.a. structured insurance), risk management, and clearing/settlements. As a Senior Advisor to Lexecon, he provides advisory consulting services and testimonial expertise on issues such as financial instrument valuation, financial structure analysis, securities fraud damage calculations, professional liability in the area of risk management, suitability in both insurance and financial markets, and financial market design, operation, and competitive strategy. He is the author of four books – Structured Finance & Insurance; Risk Transfer: Derivatives in Theory and Practice; The ART of Risk Management; and The Risk Management Process – and co-edited Corporate Aftershock: The Public Policy Lessons from the Collapse of Enron and Other Major Corporations (with William Niskanen) and Corporate Hedging in Theory and Practice (with Merton Miller). He has written numerous articles on applied finance and public policy for various journals and newspapers, and is Senior Fellow in Financial Regulation with the Competitive Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC. He has served on several corporate Boards of Directors and Audit Committees and has held previous employment positions at institutions including the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and GT Management Asia Ltd (Hong Kong).
Culp earned his Ph.D. in Finance from The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and his B.A. in economics from The John Hopkins University. He maintains residences in Chicago, Illinois, and Bern, Switzerland.