Head of Financial Management Department

Professor of Financial Management

• Ph.D. in Business Administration. Finance and Real Estate, University of California, Berkeley
• M.S. in Business Administration (Finance), University of California, Berkeley
• Master of Financial Engineering (MFE), University of California, Berkeley
• E.T.S. d’Enginyers de Camins, Canals i Ports, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya

Carles Vergara-Alert is a Professor and Head of the Financial Management Department at IESE Business School. He earned his PhD in Business Administration (Finance and Real Estate) from the University of California at Berkeley, Haas School of Business. He holds an M.S. in Finance (Business Administration) and a Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) both from the University of California, Berkeley. He has also earned a B.A. and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya as well as a PDD from IESE Business School.

He has worked at Allianz Hedge Fund Partners, Allianz Group, the Center for Transport Innovation, and the European Investment Bank. He has consulting experience in the finance, real estate, engineering, pharmaceutical, retail, and public sectors.

His research interests include real estate finance and asset pricing.

Areas of interest

* Asset Pricing
* Real Estate Finance
* Risk Management
* Term Structure Modeling
* Real Options