DIRECTOR, FIELDS CQAM
Dr. Luis Seco holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and is currently the Director of the Mathematical Finance Program at the University of Toronto. Along with over 20 years of experience in both research and teaching, he brings to Fields CQAM strong connections to business and industry. He is co-founder of Sigma Analysis & Management Ltd. (1999), where he continues to serve as President and CEO. Dr. Seco has authored numerous papers on financial risk management, investments and market models and has won a number of research awards.
CQAM TEAM LEADER
Prior to joining Fields-CQAM, Michael worked as a Research Associate for Toronto's Ivey Foundation and as a Consultant for the World Bank in Rio de Janeiro. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Latin American Studies from Carleton College, a Master of International Affairs degree from Columbia University and is currently a part-time, post-degree student at the University of Toronto's Faculty of Applied Science. His eventual goal is to pursue a second master's degree in Civil Engineering before embarking on a career in entrepreneurship.
PARTNERSHIPS & DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
As a digital communications specialist, Tracy helped the Canadian Cancer Society and WWF-Canada make sound decisions about the technology they use to build awareness of their causes. With a B.A. Honours degree in English from the University of Toronto, she has also told compelling stories in print and online for the Canadian Aids Treatment Information Exchange (CATIE) and St. Michael's Hospital Foundation. Now at CQAM, she’s combining both skill sets to highlight CQAM’s leadership in developing tomorrow’s technology and strengthen its partnerships with stakeholders.
Brittany has spent her professional career in science communication. Prior to joining the Fields Institute as a Program Coordinator, she was an Outreach Developer at The Science Museum in London, England, where she instilled a love of science in children K-12. She graduated at the top of her class with a Bachelors degree in Biology from the University of Southampton, where she also conducted research for her paper published in Ecosystem Services. Brittany is excited to bring the best and brightest minds together at Fields CQAM to advance mathematical research.