Scott Moeller is Professor in the Practice of Finance at The Business School (formerly known as Cass), City, University of London where he also is the director and founder of the M&A Research Centre. He has written and co-written a number of books, including one for The Economist business book series, entitled Why Deals Fail & How to Rescue Them: M&A Lessons for Deal Success. Prior to his teaching and research, Scott spent six years at Deutsche Bank in London. Prior to Deutsche Bank, Scott worked first at Booz Allen & Hamilton management consultants for over 5 years and then at Morgan Stanley for over 12 years in New York, Japan, and then as co-manager and member of the board of Morgan Stanley in Germany. Scott is a graduate of Yale University.