Our People


  • Geert Bekaert
    Leon G Cooperman Professor of Finance at Columbia Business School, New York City
  • Lord Brian Griffiths
    Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs International


PhD Students

  • Zana Beqiri - Supervisors Barbara Casu Lukac and Daniela Fabbri
    "Volume and pricing of syndicated loans in developing countries"
  • Liangrong Chunyu - Supervisors Anh Tran and Paolo Volpin
    "A Study of Outbound M&A and Post-acquisition Performance: Insights from Developed and Emerging Markets"
  • Joe Delveaux - Supervisor Kate Phylaktis
    "Essays on Sovereign debt in Sub-Sahara Africa"
  • Lulu Feng - Supervisors Richard Payne and Ian Marsh
    "Momentum profits, market volatility, volatility of volatility and skewness"
  • Petros Katsoulis - Supervisors Barbara Casu Lukac and Elena Kalotychou
    "Modelling Systemic Risk and Contagion in financial markets"
  • Jiatao Liu - Supervisors Ian Marsh and Maik Schmeling
    "Investor Sentiment Effect on Asset Pricing and Financial Market"
  • Hugh Alexander Patience - Supervisors Ana Maria-Fuertes and John Hatgionnaides
    "Modelling of the Volatility Smile Incorporating Exotics"
  • Panagiotis Panagiotou - Supervisors Richard Payne and Ian Marsh
    "Essays on Statistical Arbitrage"
  • Marianna Russo - Supervisor Giovanni Urga and Lilian De Menezes
    "Price discovering in the European gas market"
  • Robin Tietz - Supervisors Lucio Sarno and Maik Schmeling
    "Financial Market Behaviour and Exchange Rates"
  • Nan Zhao - Supervisor Ana-Maria Fuertes
    "Forecasting International Bond Return"

Visiting professors

  • Nicholas Sarantis
    Visiting Professor of International Finance, Bayes Business School. His research interests include international finance, exchange rate modelling and forecasting, currency and financial crises, country risk, financial globalisation, banking regulation, forecasting financial markets, and EMU: The Euro and European Financial Markets. He will be visiting from October 2010 to November 2013.
  • Francesca Carrieri
    Professor of Finance, McGill University, Montreal. She visited EMG between January to June 2009.
  • Anthony Saunders
    John M. Schiff Professor of Finance at Stern School Of Business, New York University, October 2007 to September 2008.