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Director of Programmes, Anglia Ruskin University

My principal research interests lie in the fields of Behavioural Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, International Finance and Financial Economics, especially financial crisis, herd behaviour, asset pricing, financial derivatives and dynamic stochastic general equilibrium models. I have previously investigated the impact of corporate reforms and financial crises on the financial performance and risk-taking behaviour of firms listed on the transatlantic capital markets.

Through my research and teaching experience, I have gained proficiency to augment and integrate various applications of finance from an academic and commercial standpoint. I have a particular expertise and interest in financial market regulations from a risk-taking perspective.


  • 2015–present
    Deputy Head of Department, Anglia Ruskin University
  • 2014–2015
    Senior lecturer in Finance, Anglia Ruskin University
  • 2012–2014
    Lecturer in Finance, Anglia Ruskin University
  • 2010–2012
    Teaching Assistant in Finance, Durham University


  • 2014 
    Durham University, PhD in Finance
  • 2008 
    Durham University, MSc in Corporate and International
  • 2007 
    University of Kent, BSc (Hons) in Accounting and Finance

Grants and Contracts

  • 2014
    Enterprising Academics Research Grant
    Principal Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Anglia Ruskin University

Professional Memberships

  • British Accounting and Finance Association
  • The Royal Economic Society
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • European Commission Research and Innovation Research Expert