Co-Head - Quantitative Services
Profile & Experience
Roland Lichters is Co-Head of Acadia’s Quantitative Services division. Prior to Acadia’s acquisition in 2021, he was Co-Founder and CTO of Quaternion Risk Management. Roland has headed Risk and IT departments for over ten years in the banking industry – building teams, processes, pricing/risk methodologies and systems. Roland is responsible for R&D, he focusses on the company’s pricing and risk analytics products, the development of industry-wide risk services, the Open Source Risk project (www.opensourcerisk.org), and he propagates the application of Open Source Risk Engine in the industry as a standard model validation tool and core part of risk production systems. Roland holds a Ph.D. in Physics, has been lecturing part-time in Financial Engineering at Trinity College Dublin for five years and is co-author of various publications including the book “Modern Derivatives Pricing and Credit Exposure Analysis”, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
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