Author Bio

Geoff Considine works primarily on quantitative analysis in finance, but he also writes about a range of topics related to finance and economics. He has been working in finance since 1999. Geoff has written hundreds of articles and blog posts on financial topics.

Geoff has experience across multiple areas of finance. He has worked on a trading floor developing models for exotic energy derivatives, led quantitative development at a venture-funded software firm, and consulted on a wide range of problems in quantitative finance. For the past fifteen years, he has worked almost exclusively on analytics for portfolios of publicly-traded securities.

Geoff has also worked with government agencies and non-profit organizations including the Grameen Foundation, USAID, and the USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA).

In quantitative finance, Geoff has particularly deep expertise in Monte Carlo simulation, derivatives modeling, time series analysis / econometrics, and portfolio management and optimization, including risk analytics.

Prior to 1999, he was a research scientist at NASA’s Langley Research Center. As a scientist, Geoff focused on statistical analysis and modeling. His doctoral research focused on statistical modeling of clouds and their radiative properties, a major issue in climate modeling.

Geoff has a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a B.S. in Physics from Georgia Tech.

Geoff’s LinkedIn page is here.

Geoff lives in Boulder, Colorado. He is married and has two children. He is an avid hiker, Nordic skier, and cyclist.

Please note: the analysis presented on this website and blog is for educational purposes and should not, under any circumstances, be construed as advice. Neither Geoff Considine nor Quantext provides financial advice of any kind.

Geoff at the top of Mt. Handy, with Hugo