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 Thomas Sisk

Thomas Sisk

Lecturer in Management - Degree Apprenticeships

+44 (0) 1392 72

Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK

Thomas Sisk joined the Business School in 2017 as an associate lecturer teaching Finance to undergraduate students. Since 2018, Thomas joined the Senior Leadership Degree Apprenticeship team as an Academic Mentor. Currently, Thomas is a lecturer in Management, teaching Finance and Banking modules on the Level 4 Investment Operations Degree Apprenticeship.

He joined the university after a 25-year career in capital markets where he worked as a government bond broker, a senior equity derivatives trader and a sales person. Thomas was employed by companies like Finacor, Delta Lloyd and Fortisbank, before moving to NYC as a senior equity derivatives broker working for ICAP in 2003. In 2005, Thomas joined Exane BNP Paribas as a Managing Director in their Paris office, heading sales-trading activities in Variance Swaps and US listed / OTC equity options. In 2008, Thomas was seconded to NYC where he focused on expanding the sales and trading desk in US equity derivatives.

Thomas retired from Wall Street in 2016 and obtained his MBA from the University of Exeter with distinction in 2017.

Thomas was awarded Chartered Manager status by CMI and also holds Series 7 and 63 qualifications in the USA. As a Belgian native, he is also fluent in Dutch, French and English.


Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Research interests

  • Personal Finance
  • Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain
  • Financial Markets and derivatives
  • Corporate governance

Thomas is currently working towards his PhD at the University of Exeter Law Faculty. Under the supervision of Dr. Joseph Lee, Thomas is researching how A.I. and Blockchain could impact trading of financial instruments.

Awards and honours

  • Best One Planet MBA consultancy project 2017

Professional memberships

  • FINRA Series 7 and 63
  • AMBA - Association of MBAs
  • CMI -  Chartered manager (CMgr MCMI)

SLDA Level 7 MBA – Academic Mentor



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