Richard Ramyar

Richard Ramyar
The London Institute of Banking and Finance · Centre of Digital Banking and Finance

PhD MBA LLB(Merit)


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Additional affiliations
October 2020 - present
The London Institute of Banking and Finance
  • Visiting Scholar (Honorary)
  • Formerly the Chartered Institute of Bankers for England, established in 1879, LIBF is one of the City’s leading industry org's & university colleges. Bridging industry and individual needs, LIBF has 24,000+ members, benefitting over 1.5m FS professionals from 120 countries. With a Royal Charter from the Privy Council, this membership organisation charters and certifies FS professionals from trade finance and commercial banking to SME lending, retail mortgages, financial advice and fintech.
May 2017 - present
Wipro Digital
  • Managing Director
  • Commercial director, strategy, digital transformation, organisational change, cultural change, fintech, regtech
January 2014 - December 2016
  • Managing Director
  • Global Capital Markets practice leadership team, providing strategic and digital consulting and shared utility solutions to asset and wealth managers, private banks, investment banks and market infrastructure providers. Dual reporting line and targets, into the practice and as senior member of a team reporting into the Chief Strategy Officer. External Highlights: - Chaired Corporation of London event on FS regulation, FATCA, EMIR, etc. - EU Capital Markets Union - central role to submission
September 2002 - March 2006
Cass Business School City of London
Field of study
  • Financial Economics (Big Data / Machine Learning / Behavioural Science). The Economist's Buttonwood column launched using final thesis, plus coverage in FT Long View column, CFA journal front page, newswires, etc.
August 2001 - August 2002
Strathclyde Business School
Field of study
  • MSc that shared 70% of credits with MBA course programme, AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB accredited, Corporate strategy, Sales and Marketing, Operations, Org behaviour, Accounting, Corporate Finance
January 1997 - August 2001
University of Glasgow School of Law
Field of study
  • LLB (Merit) Company law, contract law, constitutional law, jurisprudential philosophy, criminal law, etc. First Class Merit Certificate in Economics (top 10% of A grades).


Publications (4)
Technical Report
Full-text available
Group feedback submission to the National Institute of Clinical Excellence and Health consultation draft guidelines on Myalgic encephalomyelitis (or encephalopathy)/chronic fatigue syndrome: diagnosis and management
Full-text available
- Technical and fundamental analysis of financial markets and macroeconomic cycles - Behavioural financial economics and heuristics - Forecasting surveys - Behaviour surveys - Non parametric statistics - Computational statistics - Machine learning and big data - Bootstrap methodologies - Kernel Density Estimators - Structural instability and breaks...
There is a widespread belief in financial markets that trends in prices are arrested at support and resistance levels that are to some degree predictable from the past behaviour of the price series. Here we examine whether ratios of the length and duration of successive price trends in the Dow Jones Industrial Average cluster around round fractions...


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