Dr Handy Tan is a Senior Lecturer in Banking and Finance. He has acquired academic and professional knowledge in finance and accounting based on his studies at the University of Southern California, University of Saint Andrews and University of Essex. He has previously worked for KPMG as an External Auditor and HSBC as a Regulatory and Risk Analyst within HSBC’s Risk Management Department.
His primary interests is in the area of empirical financial modelling and forecasting whilst maintaining a good balance with theoretical aspects of econometrics. He is also keen on studying and implementing risk management models following Basel Committee’s framework on Banking Supervision as well as the current theoretical blueprint for Basel III.
He has worked with many students from A-level to PhD level on interdisciplinary research in applying econometric models covering the fields of Political Science, Sociology, Economics, Statistics, Accounting, Risk Management and Finance to demonstrate the ubiquity of econometric methods and models in various disciplines.