Thom Wetzer

DPhil Student, Law & Finance

Thom Wetzer is a DPhil candidate in Law and Finance at the University of Oxford, the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance, and the Institute for New Economic Thinking, working under the supervision of Luca Enriques and Alan D. Morrison. He is currently also a Visiting Scholar at the Berkeley School of Law.


His research focuses on the regulation of systemically important financial institutions (“SIFIs”), particularly global systemically important banks (“G-SIBs”), and the effects of such regulation on the (re)organisation of the banking sector and systemic risk. In addition, Thom conducts research in the areas of system-wide financial stress tests and economic simulations. Thom holds a BA(Hons) in Law and Economics from University College Utrecht (partially completed at UC Berkeley and the Berkeley School of Law), an LLB in Dutch Law from Utrecht University, and an MSc in Law and Finance from the University of Oxford.


His professional experience includes work as a secondee at the European Commission (DG FISMA) (Brussels), a summer analyst at Goldman Sachs (London) and an intern in the Corporate/M&A team at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (Amsterdam & New York). Since 2014 he is a "Global Shaper" at the World Economic Forum. Thom is one of the associate editors of the Oxford Business Law Blog.