London: The 2nd Women in Quantitative Finance Conference (WQF), Thursday 31st October 2019


WBS Training are delighted to announce that after the amazing success of the inaugural event in 2018 we are running The 2nd Women in Quantitative Finance Conference (WQF) in London, October 2019. This conference will showcase the female talent within the existing quants community, discuss opportunities for the next generation and the current challenges for women in quantitative finance. Whilst focusing on the hottest topic in QF at present Machine Learning. Please note this is not a female only conference.

There are a limited number of academic seats available on Eventbrite priced at £15.00 (+£1.58 Eventbrite fee)


Bank of America Merrill Lynch is one of the world’s leading investment banks. In EMEA, we have a number of teams focusing on quantitative finance for quants who specialize in the application of mathematical and statistical methods, such as numerical or quantitative techniques, to financial and risk management. Teams include Counterparty Credit Risk Analytics, Quantitative Solutions Group and Global Banking and Markets Middle Risk Management.

A career in quantitative analytics at Bank of America Merrill Lynch offers team members the potential to work across multiple businesses, product areas and asset classes – a dynamic career trajectory within a single firm. From a quantitative career perspective, consider the following important areas of work and examples of interesting opportunities we offer: identifying and quantifying risks, forecasting the evolution of risk drivers, developing behavioural and valuation models, performing strategic analyses for decision support, implementing models and processes, validating and testing models and strategies, managing data for strategic value, visualization of data & analytics and Implementing strategic communication strategies and approaches.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s strategy is to grow responsibly by being customer-driven, managing risk well, and delivering for our shareholders.  This requires great people, with supporting development programs and a dedication to being a great place to work.