Peter Tufano

Peter Moores Dean and Professor of Finance, Saïd Business School

Peter Tufano is the co-founder and Chairman of Commonwealth (formerly D2D Fund, Inc.).  Since 2011, Peter has been the Peter Moores Dean and Professor of Finance at the University of Oxford’s Said Business School, where he has been advancing a model of embedding the business school in the University to enable the Oxford community to tackle world-scale challenges.  In 2016, he was recognised by the Aspen Institute for this work.  Previously, he spent 23 years on the faculty of Harvard Business School where he held many roles, including co-founder of the Harvard I-Lab.  Peter’s research is in the field of consumer finance, mutual funds, financial innovation, and financial engineering. His work in consumer finance ranges from field experiments, large scale empirical projects, clinical research, and course development (including a joint MBA-JD offering with fellow board member Howell Jackson).  Peter advises businesses and governments in the US and Europe around issues of financial innovation and financial inclusion.  Peter earned his Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University, his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School with high distinction as a Baker Scholar, and his B.A. degree in economics, summa cum laude, from Harvard College.