Bobby Seagull was an investment banking trader, accountant, social entrepreneur and a semi-finalist captain on University Challenge. He now teaches Maths at secondary school and is researching for his Doctorate and this autumn he will speak at Maths in Action Warwick (Nov 14) and Maths in Action Manchester (Nov 28)

Bobby used to be a financial markets trader at the American investment bank Lehman Brothers and the Japanese investment bank Nomura before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with PwC. He will share his personal experience of the financial crisis of 2008 from the trading floors of Lehman. He explores financial derivatives and some of the weapons of math destruction that caused the most chaotic recession in a lifetime. Come to Maths in Action to learn about financial maths and quiz Bobby on his experiences!