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Matt Sekerke's consulting practice focuses on economic litigation, financial economics, mathematical modeling, and regulatory issues in financial services. He specializes in building and calibrating valuation models for financial instruments, designing market and credit risk management systems, conducting econometric analysis of complex data sets, and applying machine learning and AI in finance. His expertise also covers fixed income, derivatives, and structured finance markets.

Matt has two decades of experience providing consulting solutions on damage analyses in the mortgage-backed securities, options, and structured products markets, antitrust analysis in the market for debit and credit card payment services, merger analysis in the banking, specialty chemicals, healthcare sectors, and expert analysis of liability and damages for the largest class action in the history of the Commodity Exchange Act.

In non-litigation consulting, Matt led the overhaul of valuation and risk management capabilities for a GSIB mortgage trading business, developed modeling solutions for regulatory capital management and stress testing, and advised the Swiss National Bank in its acquisition of some $40 billion in structured finance assets for the Stabfund in 2008.

Previously, Matt was a Director in PwC’s Financial Markets practice, where he was a primary thought leader for the business and spearheaded valuation and risk management solutions for PwC’s clients in the banking and capital markets sectors.

As a Senior Director at Alvarez and Marsal, he started up the firm’s economic litigation practice and contributed to financial services consulting and restructuring engagements.

Matt also spent a decade supporting expert testimony in litigation related to structured finance, derivatives, competition, and complex commercial disputes at Navigant Economics and Chicago Partners.

He is also active in the academic world as a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Finance at Durham University Business School and a Fellow of the Johns Hopkins University Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise.

He is the author of “Bayesian Risk Management” (Wiley Finance, 2015) and his work on money, banking, and financial markets has appeared in Central Banking, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Forbes, and Fortune.



Securities Litigation

Complex Securities and Derivatives

Antitrust and Merger Analysis

Economic Damages

Commodity Markets



Durham University

PhD, Economics

Columbia University Fu Foundation School of Engineering

MS, Applied Mathematics

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

MBA, Analytic Finance and Econometrics

Johns Hopkins University

BA, Economics and Mathematics

MA, History


SEDA Experts

Managing Director


Durham University Business School

Visiting Fellow


Hiddenite Capital Partners

Senior Macro Advisor





Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics






Alvarez & Marsal

Senior Director


Navigant Economics

Associate Director



Securities Litigation
Complex Securities and Derivatives
Antitrust and Merger Analysis
Economic Damages
Commodity Markets

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Matt Sekerke, Ph.D.

1185 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036

+1 646-626-4555

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