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Erik R. Sirri

Professor of Finance

Babson College
Tomasso Hall 328
231 Forest Street
Babson Park, MA  02457-0310

(508) 655-1068 (landline)
(781) 465-6017 (fax)

Erik Sirri

Erik R. Sirri is a Professor of Finance at Babson College. His research interests include the interaction of securities law and finance, securities market structure, investment management, and capital markets. From 2006-2009 he was the Director of the Division of Trading and Markets at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, where he was responsible to the Commission for matters relating to the regulation of stock and option exchanges, national securities associations, brokers, dealers, clearing agencies, transfer agents, and credit rating agencies. He served as the Commission’s Chief Economist from 1996-1999, and was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Harvard Business School from 1989 to 1995. Sirri received his B.S. in Astronomy from the California Institute of Technology in 1979, an M.B.A. from the University of California, Irvine, in 1984, and his Ph.D. in Finance from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1990. His published writings appear in academic journals, practitioner journals, and books. He has served on the boards of securities exchanges, industry associations, and foundations, and is currently a trustee of the Natixis Funds, Loomis Sayles Funds and Natixis ETFs.