João Amaro de Matos is Vice Rector ofNova University, Lisbon, having joined Nova School of Business and Economics in1995, where he has been Associate Dean for International Development(2005-2017) and Director of the PhD Programs. He worked for the EuropeanFoundation for Management Development (EFMD) as an expert for theinternacionalization of Cuban Universities, was a member of the InternationalBoard of the Strasbourg Business School, and was a member of the ExecutiveBoard (2007-2017) of the Community of European Management Schools (CEMS),chairing its Research and Doctoral Education Comittee (2008-2012) and itsQuality Assessment Comittee (2015-2017). He holds a Ph.D. in Management (1995)from INSEAD and a PhD in Physics (1988) from Sao Paulo University. He was avisiting scholar at Heidelberg University (1988-89), at the London School ofEconomics (2002), and at the MIT (2012). He teaches Corporate Finance,Investments, Derivatives, Risk Management and Continuous-Time Finance at alllevels. Additionally, João Amaro de Matos has taught in various European andBrazilian schools such as INSEAD, HEC Geneva, INSPER and Getúlio VargasFoundation. He is the author of the textbook "Theoretical Foundations ofCorporate Finance", (Princeton University Press, 2001), and also of"Sustainability and Organizational Change Management", (Routledge,2015). He wrote more than 50 scientific works among books, chapters, papers,and conference proceedings. His research has been published in journals such asthe Journal of Econometrics, European Journal of Finance, Mathematical Finance,Journal of Statistical Physics and Physica A, among others. João Amaro de Matoshas participated in numerous conferences and seminars and has supervised manyMSc and PhD thesis in the area of Finance and Economics. He has founded andorganized since 2007 the annual Luso-Brazilian Finance Meetings.