Prof. Philip Treleaven

Chair in Computer Science at University College, London

Philip Treleaven is Director of the UK Centre for Financial Computing & Analytics ( and Professor of Computing at UCL. Twenty five years ago his research group development much of the early fraud detection technology and built the first insider dealing detection system for the London Stock Exchange. For the past 16 years Prof. Treleaven’s research group has developed algorithmic trading systems with many of the leading investment banks and funds, and for the past 5 years they have worked on HFT trading risk and systemic risk with the Bank of England and FCA. Current research includes the application of machine learning and blockchain technology to financial asset management and “Algorithmic Regulation”. UCL Computer Science is the leading UK centre for AI ( and blockchain research (