Bruno Biais holds a Ph.D. in finance from HEC Paris, received the Paris Bourse dissertation award and the CNRS bronze medal. He taught at Toulouse, Carnegie Mellon, Oxford, and LSE. His research focuses on finance, contract theory and experimental economics. His latest research publications cover the topics of Blockchain and equilibrium Bitcoin pricing. In early 2020, Professor Bruno Biais was awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for his research project, entitled "Welfare, Incentives, Dynamics, and Equilibrium".