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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Latest News

  • Membership 2014-15

    20 November

    Join now and take part in the MSc placement programme and Colloquium 9. Please consult our ...

  • MSc Placements 2015

    20 November

    The 2015 timetable for the MSc project placements is now available. Companies are invited to...

  • Ninth Colloquium

    20 November

    The 9th SFRA Colloquium will take place on 21 April 2015, and registration is now open.  

SFRA Spotlight

talkingColloquia Dates

The date of the next Colloquium is confirmed.

calendarSFRA Calendar

View our upcoming events and projects. 

gearMSc Projects

Find out about the MSc project activity and how to become involved.


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