Jo Braithwaite is an Associate Professor of International Commercial Finance Law at the London School of Economics and Political
Science and an Associate Academic Fellow of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. Her areas of expertise relate to the
use of private law in international financial markets, including the post-crisis reform of the OTC derivatives markets. She
has published widely on such topics, winning awards for both her research and teaching in this field. Before undertaking her
doctorate, Jo practised as a solicitor in a City of London law firm, where she specialised in litigation.