Professor Isabel Figuerola-Ferretti is a Professor of Finance at ICADE, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (Madrid). She has been actively contributing to commodity research over the years, publishing work in the Journal of Econometrics, the Journal of Futures Markets, and the Journal of Empirical Finance among others. She holds a Research Excellence Prize for a seminal paper on commodity price discovery. Other research interests include financial bubbles, portfolio management and volatility. Dr. Figuerola-Ferretti worked as an assistant professor in the Business Department at Carlos III University (Madrid). Prior to that position, she was Lecturer in the Economics Department in Queen Mary, University of London where she obtained her Ph.D in Financial Economics. Dr. Figuerola-Ferretti is an International Research Associate of the Research Center of Energy Management (ESCP Europe) and has recently been appointed as the Head of the Quantitative Finance Research Group in ICADE.