Marek Musiela is the first Deputy Director of the Oxford-Man Institute. He was appointed in September 2012. His primary role is to offer leadership to the OMI in increasing its portfolio of research with a strong focus on commercial relevance to the wider financial sector.
Marek Musiela gained a PhD from the Polish Academy of Sciences in 1976 and was awarded the degree of Docteur d’Etat by the University of Grenoble in 1984. He spent 15 years at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, before joining the BNP Paribas in 2000, where he acted as a global head for one of their large research teams, working on quantitative models for credit, foreign exchange and interest rates businesses.
He is an expert in the development of and the commercial exploitation of term structure models and a co-developer of the Libor market model, also known as ‘BGM’, which became the standard market model for the pricing of interest rate products. His paper ‘The market model of interest rate dynamics’, with Brace and Gatarek, is regarded as a classic.