Berc Rustem is Professor of Computational Methods in Operations Research and head of Quantitative Analysis and Decision Science Section in Department of Computing, Imperial College. He was formerly EPSRC Advanced Fellow, Senior Lecturer and Reader at Imperial College. His current interests are optimization algorithms, worst-case optimal decisions, stochastic optimization and their application to risk management in engineering design, economic policy, finance and defense. He is editor of Automatica and Computational Management Science, Advisory Editor of Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control (JEDC). He is on the editorial boards of several other journals and book series. He was principal investigator in research projects that led to the development of optimization software for nonlinear economic models, supplied to HM Treasury, and for financial and engineering risk management. He is the author of three research monographs on optimization algorithms, multiple-objective decisions and worst-case robust risk management, published by Springer-Verlag, J. Wiley and Princeton University Press.