Claude Cicchetti is Director of Graduate Finance Programs at Bentley University and is a Senior Lecturer in the Finance Department. His interests are in foreign exchange, portfolio management, derivative products, and investment ethics. He has taught courses in investments and international finance, and has developed and taught a course in investment ethics. At Bentley he is Chair of the Finance Department’s Graduate Policy Committee, is a member of the advisory board for the Hughey Center for Financial Services, and sits on Bentley’s Graduate Council.
Claude was previously head of global asset allocation and fixed income funds at SBC Global Asset Management in Switzerland (now UBS GAM), having formerly worked as head of structured equity portfolios for SBC GAM in London. Claude also has extensive derivative markets experience as head of capital markets for Bank of Boston in London which originated and distributed products such as interest rate and currency swaps, interest rate caps/floors, and currency options. Claude also designed one of the currency option market’s first exotic options – the Boston Option. Claude has a degree in Economics and Philosophy from Hamilton College and has a Masters in Finance from the University of London.