Rajat Jain

Rajat Jain


  • Phone+44 7765628328
  • 199 Cathedral St, Strathclyde Business School,

    G4 0QU Glasgow

    United Kingdom

Personal profile

Personal Statement

Rajat Jain is a PhD student in Banking at the Department of Accounting and Finance of the University of Strathclyde. He is the Recipient of the University Research Excellence Award (REA) Studentship to work on “ESG-tied executive compensation and sustainable lending strategies: Evidence from European banking”.

He has obtained his master's in finance and investment from the University of Exeter (UK). He also holds a master’s and bachelor’s degree in economics from SMVD University (India).

Rajat’s research interest covers the areas of European banking, financial intermediaries & markets, Empirical banking, Corporate Governance and ESG Investing.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Accounting and Finance (Current Student), Strathclyde Business School, United Kingdom

Oct 2023Oct 2026

PG Certification in Research (Current Student), Strathclyde Business School, United Kingdom

Oct 2023Mar 2024

Master in Science, Finance and Investment, University of Exeter Business School

Sept 2021Sept 2022

Master in Science, Economic, Forte: Finanical Econometrics, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University SMVDU

Sept 2018Sept 2020

Bachelor of Economics, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University SMVDU

Sept 2015Sept 2018

External positions

Private Equity Intern , Infrastructure factory Private Equity Fund

Jul 2022Dec 2022

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Intern, Constellation Software Inc.

Jun 2022Jul 2022