Professor Andreas Hoepner, PhD is Full Professor of Operational Risk, Banking & Finance at the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and the Lochlann Quinn School of Business of University College Dublin. He also heads the ‘Practical Tools’ research group of the Mistra Financial Systems (MFS) research consortium, which supports asset owners with evidence-based tools for investment decision-making. Since June 2018, he has also served on the European Union’s Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance as one of three independent members, where he specialises in developing low-carbon benchmarks. Before joining UCD in June 2017, Hoepner was Associate Professor of Finance at the ICMA Centre of Henley Business School, where he remains a Visiting Professor of Finance teaching FCA staff on Ethics, Governance & Accountability. He is also Visiting Professor in Financial Data Science at the University of Hamburg, serves as a board member of the Financial Data Science Association (having been its inaugural chair in 2015-16) and educates investment professionals in financial data science as Scientific Co-Director of the Certificate in Financial Data Science of the German Investment Association (DVFA).