Morton Lane is director of the Master of Science in Financial Engineering program at the University of Illinois. He is also an independent consultant and president of Lane Financial, LLC, a broker-dealer operating at the intersection of the reinsurance and capital markets. Previously, he has been president of Sedgwick Lane Financial, senior managing director of the capital markets division at Gerling Global Financial Products, president of the Discount Corporation of New York Futures, senior managing director and head of commodities at Bear Stearns & Co., president of Lind-Waldock, investment officer for the World Bank, and lecturer at the London Graduate School of Business Studies. Lane has been awarded the Charles A. Hachemeister prize for his article on “Pricing risk transfer transactions” published in the ASTIN Bulletin. He has coauthored two books, The Treasury Bond Basis and Eurodollar Futures, and edited a third, Alternative Risk Strategies. He has designed and taught courses at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and at the University of New South Wales. Lane earned his BSocSc from Birmingham University and his PhD in mathematics, business administration, and computer science from the University of Texas.