The SFRA Team

The Scottish Financial Risk Academy is an industry-academic partnership dedicated to improving the understanding of financial risk through a series of knowledge exchange activities. These include the flagship biannual Risk Colloquium series, training workshops for industry practitioners, student placements, industry-led teaching on university courses and a visiting scholar programme.

Founded in 2010 by a consortium led by Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh the SFRA is now fully supported by member companies and universities. Membership is open to any financial services company or university with links to Scotland.

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SFRA Spotlight

talkingColloquia Dates

Dates for the 8th Colloquium and 9th Colloquium are now confirmed. Please check back regularly for programme and speaker updates.

calendarSFRA Calendar

View our upcoming events and projects. 

gearMSc Projects

Projects are nearing completion and will be submitted in line with University MSc dissertation deadlines.


Interested in joining the SFRA?  Find out more about the benefits of membership and how to apply on our membership pages.