George Sofianos

Program Fellow
  • Goldman Sachs
    Former Vice President of Equity Execution Strategies

Mr. Sofianos headed Goldman Sachs's Equity Execution Strategies group. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs in 2001, he was Head of Research at the New York Stock Exchange. Mr. Sofianos has also worked at the Financial Studies department and the Open Markets Desk of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He began his career teaching finance at New York University's Stern Graduate School of Business.  

Mr. Sofianos has published articles on execution strategies, trading costs, market structure, the cross-listing and trading of non-United States stocks, market-maker trading behavior, stock price behavior on expirations, the impact of program trading on intraday stock price volatility, and index arbitrage. He is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Trading.


  • B.Sc and M.Sc., London School of Economics
  • Ph.D. (Economics), Harvard University