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Claude Cicchetti

Senior Lecturer, Finance
Board Member, Transparency Task Force: Team Americas
Internship Advisor, Bentley University
Program Director, Bentley University
Senior Lecturer, Bentley University
Consultant, International Investment Advisory
MSF, University of London, 2007
BA, Hamilton College, 1980
Office: Morison Hall 121 | 781.891._2511 |

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Claude Cicchetti is a Senior Lecturer at Bentley University. Claude was previously head of global asset allocation and fixed income funds at UBS Asset Management in Switzerland (as SBC GAM) and was earlier head of structured equity portfolios for them 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.

Teaching Interests

Claude teaches International Finance and has particular interest in foreign exchange, fixed income, portfolio management, and derivative products.

Consulting/Practice Interests

Claude also runs an investment advisory firm that helps companies raise assets for investment partnerships and closed end funds. His current projects include advising a quantitative fund manager in the creation of a new hedge fund.

Professional Links


Department Service
Committee Member for Alumni Committee, 2014 - Present
Committee Member for MSF Policy Committee, 2014 - Present

University Service
Advisor to this joint degree program for Advanced Standing in Business, 2020
Committee Member for Graduate Council, 2018 - Present
Program Director of this joint degree program. for Advanced Standing in Finance, 2017
Principal Contact for Global Association of Risk Professionals, 2016
Committee Member for Bentley Trading Room Advisory Board, 2013 - Present
Research Scholar for Hoffman Center for Business Ethics, 2018 - 2019
Principal Contact for CFA Institute Liaison, 2014 - 2018
Mentor (Faculty) for Graduate Finance Association, 2012 - 2016

Professional Service
Committee Member for Transparency Task Force, 2017 - Present

Public Service
Board Member for Town of Concord Personnel Board, 2012 - 2018
Committee Member for Town of Concord Finance Committee, 2000 - 2006
Officer, Treasurer for Concord Scout House, 1998 - 2000