Keynote Speaker


Philip Bond is the Edward E. Carlson Distinguished Professor in Business Administration, and a Professor of Finance and Business Economics at the Foster School of Business, University of Washington. Professor Bond’s area of expertise is the role of asymmetric information and contraction friction in financial markets, with industry expertise in the areas of financial services and investment banking. He has published extensively in finance and economics journals, including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies.

Professor Bond currently serves as Co-editor of the Journal of Finance, one of the top journals in Finance. He also served as a President for the Finance Theory Group (2016-17). He has also served the editorial board of journals such as the Economic Theory, and the Review of Corporate Finance Studies. He was formerly a faculty member at the Carlson School of Management, the Wharton School, and the Kellogg School of Management.

Bond received his BA degree in Mathematics from Oxford University in 1993. He subsequently earned his MA and PhD degrees from University of Chicago in 1999.