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Dr Felix Irresberger

Professor of Finance

Professor of Finance in the Business School


Felix was educated in Germany and holds degrees in mathematics and statistics as well as a PhD in finance. Prior to joining Durham University in July 2020, he held positions at Leeds University Business School and Cardiff Business School. Felix has a keen interest in global scholarship and regularly visits and collaborates with colleagues from the U.S., Europe, and China.

His research broadly covers the areas of banking and blockchain technology. Felix studies topics such as systemic risk, regulation, and risk management of banks, and how banks interact with households and FinTech companies. In blockchain economics, Felix is working in issues such as decentralization, consensus protocols, adoption and innovation.

Mini Biography

Felix joined Durham University Business School in July 2020 as Associate Professor in Finance. His main research areas are banking and the economics of blockchain and other financial technologies.

Research interests

  • Banking
  • FinTech
  • Blockchain Economics
  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
  • Risk Management
  • Financial Stability
  • Capital Requirements

Esteem Indicators

  • 2023: Chartered Banker Institute - Expert Panel Member:
  • 2021: University of Warwick External Examiner - FinTech Modules:


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