Faculty Member

Christopher Michael Lobello

Faculty, INSEAD’s Center for Decision Making and Risk Analysis


Chris Lobello is a financial markets practitioner, investor, and educator with a broad background in teaching in a variety of MBA programs as well as executive education settings. He has developed a practitioner’s interest in the behavioral aspects of decision making and has worked with faculty at INSEAD’s Center for Decision Making and Risk Analysis, where he was appointed a visiting fellow in 2011. He regularly leads courses on topics ranging from Finance to Investments to Understanding and Managing Risk, but by far his favorite topic is a practical exploration of how to help people make better decisions.  He currently works in Hong Kong as the Head of Strategy of a fintech startup, and sits on various industry committees including several FTSE Index Advisory Committees and the board of the Asian branch of the Chicago Quantitative Alliance (CQAsia.)

Teaching Experience – Chris’s teaching experience includes guest lecturing for MBA courses at INSEAD (including courses on Risk and courses on Decision Making,) teaching executive education courses at INSEAD, and teaching in the International MBA (IMBA) program at Thammasat University in Bangkok as well as both the GMBA and MGB programs at SP Jain.  Chris teaches regularly at The Chinese University of Hong Kong where he was appointed Adjunct Associate Professor in 2017, and has recently begun teaching at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and has taught for three years now at the Shenzhen Finance Institute.  In Europe he also teaches at the Munich Business School and IE Business School in Spain.