Richard R. Lindsey is president and CEO of the Callcott Group, LLC, a consulting group specializing in financial markets, risk management, and quantitative portfolio analysis. He is the Chairman of the International Association of Financial Engineers.
Until December 2006, Dr. Lindsey was president of Bear, Stearns Securities Corporation and a member of the Management Committee of The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc. Before joining Bear Stearns, Dr. Lindsey served as the Director of Market Regulation for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and as the Chief Economist of the SEC. He was a finance professor at the Yale School of Management before joining the SEC.
Dr. Lindsey has served on several corporate and not-for-profit boards, including those of the International Stock Exchange, Strike Technologies, New Hedge Fund Corporation, and OCC where he was the vice-chairman.
Dr. Lindsey has done extensive work in the areas of market micro-structure and the pricing of derivative securities. He has held the positions of Visiting Academic at the Nikko Research Institute in Tokyo, Japan, and Visiting Economist at the New York Stock Exchange.
He has a bachelor of science degree in chemical engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Berkeley, an M.B.A. from the University of Dallas, and a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of California, Berkeley.