Thom Wetzer is an Associate Professor of Law and Finance at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Linacre College. At Oxford, he is also affiliated with the Institute for New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance, and the Global Economic Governance Programme at the Blavatnik School of Government.
His research examines how law and finance can enable collaboration and coordination to improve outcomes, with a particular focus on financial regulation, corporate governance, models of financial contagion and systemic risk, and climate risk. His work combines traditional legal scholarship with financial and empirical analysis, and has been published or is forthcoming in Science, The Journal of Corporation Law, and the Journal of Corporate Law Studies. Thom collaborates actively with policymakers and practitioners, and is currently a Visiting Academic at the Bank of England and an Academic Consultant at the European Central Bank.