Tanju Yorulmazer is the Optiver Associate Professor of Finance at the University of Amsterdam. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from New York University. He has worked at the Bank of England (2003-2007) and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (2007-2014). His research interests span areas such as banking, financial crises, regulation, the role of central banks in preventing and managing crises, liquidity, asset prices, contagion and systemic risk. His research has been published in prestigious journals such as the Journal of Finance and the Review of Financial Studies. He is a regulator visitor at major international policy institutions and central banks.