Roberto Caccia is part of the faculty in the Finance department of the Leeds School of Business. His teaching experience covers investments and portfolio management, derivatives and special topics in investment banking. As Burridge Center Director, Roberto promotes the connection between the school and the industry, through a number of initiatives involving student body and faculty. Prior to joining CU Leeds School of Business, Roberto worked at the New York office of Goldman Sachs for fourteen years: twelve years as a strategist (focusing on commodity and credit derivatives), and then two years as risk manager for the global trading areas of the firm, creating and leading the counterparty risk management team. Prior to that, Roberto spent two years at McKinsey&Co Italy as a business analyst, where he consulted for clients in the energy and banking sector. Roberto completed his MBA from MIT-Sloan with a certificate in Financial Engineering and was a lieutenant in the Italian Air Force, while completing his PhD in Electrical Engineering.