Söhnke M. Bartram is a Professor in the Department of Finance at Warwick Business School. He is also a Charter Member of Risk Who’s Who and a member of an international think tank for policy advice to the German government. His immediate research activities center around issues in international finance, especially financial markets and financial risk management. Dr. Bartram's work has been presented at conferences organized by the NBER, CEPR, the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association, and the American Economic Association, published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and Management Science, and included in testimony before the U.S. Congress House Financial Services Committee. Various organizations and funding bodies have granted financial support for his research activities in the area of international and corporate finance, such as the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, the PricewaterhouseCoopers Global Competency Centre, the Leverhulme Trust, the British Academy, the Institute for Quantitative Investment Research, Netspar, and the International Centre for Research in Accounting. In 2003, the Federation of European Securities Exchanges awarded the Josseph de la Vega Prize for his work on derivatives market microstructure. In 2006, the Journal of Empirical Finance awarded its 3rd Biannual Best Paper Award for his work on foreign exchange rate exposure. In 2010, Financial Management awarded its 2nd Biannual Pearson/Prentice Hall Best Paper Award for his work on the use of derivatives by non-financial firms, which also received the Citations of Excellence Award by Emerald in 2013. His research was recognized in 2017 with the Prize in Asset Management awarded by Asia Asset Management, the Centre for Asset Management Research & Investments, and the CFA Institute. Dr. Bartram has been awarded a higher doctorate, the degree of Doctor of Science (DSc), by the University of Warwick. He is currently on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Banking and Finance and the Financial Review.
Dr. Bartram has been a Visiting Scholar with René M. Stulz, Everett D. Reese Chair of Banking and Monetary Economics, at the Charles A. Dice Center for Research of Financial Economics at the Fisher College of Business/Ohio State University. He has also been a Visiting Scholar at the Kenan-Flagler Business School/University of North Carolina, the University of Texas at Austin, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, the London School of Economics and the UCLA Anderson School of Management, and a Visiting Professor of Finance at London Business School, NYU Stern, the Center for Financial Studies at Goethe University, EUI and EIEF. He has received scholarships by the German Academic Exchange Service, the Fulbright Commission, the German National Merit Foundation and the German Federal Department of Commerce and Technology. He worked for several years in quantitative investment research for State Street Global Advisors as Head of the London Advanced Research Center and is a consultant to various financial institutions and investment companies.