Course speakers

Marcus Burnett

Libor transition consultant

SOFR Academy

Marcus is the Director of SOFR Academy, an American education technology firm dedicated to LIBOR transition. Marcus is a former interest rate derivatives trader turned business transformation consultant and has specialized in IBOR transition since 2016. Marcus has published thought leadership on IBOR transition and has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal and the International Financial Law Review. Marcus holds regular conversations with IBOR program managers at multinational investment banking clients and serves on the London based SONIA Regulatory Dependencies Task Force which is Chaired by the FCA

Christian Rasmussen

Head of group treasury


Senior Executive practiced in leveraging internal Assets & Liabilities structure/management and product skills to drive productivity and revenue across diverse platforms. Optimize internal assets and liabilities to deliver maximum client return/value. 

Ralph Axel

Interest Rate Strategist


Ralph Axel is a Director in US Rates Research. Regular Research publications include the Global Rates Weekly, Liquid Insight, and World at a Glance. Previously, he worked as a Rates Strategist at Lehman Brothers and Deutsche Bank, and has experience in rates trading and sales. He has a BS in mathematics from University of Massachusetts Amherst and an M.S and PhD in mathematics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.