• United Kingdom

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Academic / Professional qualifications

  • PhD, Cranfield School of Management
  • MRes, Cranfield School of Management
  • MBA (International Banking and Finance, with Distinction), Birmingham Business School



Personal Statement

After completing PhD from Cranfield School of Management, my first academic position was with University of Stirling where I spent two years as Lecture in Finance. I joined Strathclyde Business School in July 2012 and currently work as Reader (Associate Professor) in Finance. My research interest covers environmental, social and governance corporate finance risks. I have published (or accepted for publication) in internationally recognised journals such as Journl of Corporate Finance (JCF)Journal of Banking and Finance (JBF), Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (JIFMIM), Journal of Financila Stability, International Review of Financial Analysis, European Journal of Finance, Pacific Basin Finance Journal and Journal of Multinational Financial Management (JMFM). I have also acted as referee for different journals - JCFJBF, JIFMIM, European Journal of Finance, European Financial Management, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Economic Modelling, JMFM, and Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.


I have successfully supervised six PhD candidates and currently act as the  supervisor of 10 PhD candidates.  I also assume the role of  Director - Post Graduate Research for the Accounting and Finance  Department and Director - Finance PhD Admission.



Teaching Interests

Interests and Experience (2009 – 2021, undergraduate and postgraduate, including executive MBA):

  • Finance and Financial Management
  • International Financial Management      
  • Treasury Management and International Finance
  • Derivatives and Treasury Management
  • International Financial Economics
  • Corporate Finance 


Institutions (countries) Taught:

  • University of Strathclyde, UK
  • YMCA and Strathclyde EMBA, Singapore
  • CDC Management Development Centre and Strathclyde EMBA, Malaysia
  • Institution of Banking and Finance and Strathclyde EMBA, Oman
  • University of Stirling, UK
  • Skema Business School, France
  • EM Strasbourg Business School, France
  • Cranfield University, UK


Teaching Excellence Award, Short Listing and Nominations:

  1.  Awarded: Stirling University 2011 RATE (Recognising Achievement in Teaching Excellence) Award
  2. Short listed: 2016 Teaching Excellence Award (TEA) – University of Strathclyde: Best in Faculty - Business
  3. Nominations:

              RATE 2011 (Stirling University): Most Inspiring Tutor

              RATE 2012 (Stirling University): Excellence in Teaching in the School of Management

              RATE 2012 (Stirling University):  Most Inspiring Tutor

              TEA   2015 (University of Strathclyde: Most Enthusiastic Teacher

              TEA 2016 (University of Strathclyde): Most Enthusiastic Teacher

    TEA 2017 (Universit of Strathclyde): Most Supporting Teacher



External Examiner:

  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Abertay University
  • Universit of Sunderland



Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cranfield

Sep 2007Aug 2010

External positions


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