Our People


  • Dr Jonathan Ostry
    Professor of the Practice, Department of Economics, Georgetown University
  • Geert Bekaert
    Leon G Cooperman Professor of Finance at Columbia Business School, New York City
  • Lord Brian Griffiths
    Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs International


  • Kate Phylaktis
    Professor of International Finance and Director of the Emerging Markets Group
  • Chiara Banti
    Senior Lecturer in Finance, Essex Business School
  • Barbara Casu Lukac
    Professor of Banking
  • Alec Chrystal
    Professor of Money and Banking
  • Manthos Delis
    Professor of Financial Economics and Montpellier Business School
  • Ana-Maria Fuertes
    Professor in Financial Econometrics
  • Bruce Hearn
    Professor of Accounting and Finance, University of Bradford
  • Elena Kalotychou
    Assistant Professor in Finance, Cyprus University of Technology
  • Ali M. Kutan
    Professor of Economics and Finance, Southern Illinois University
  • Ian Marsh
    Head of Faculty of Finance, Professor of Finance
  • Gulnur Muradoglu
    Professor of Finance, Queen Mary College
  • Ceylan Onay
    Senior Lecturer in Finance, University of Brighton
  • Richard Payne
    Professor of Finance and Deputy-Dean of Bayes Business School
  • Lucio Sarno
    Professor of Finance,  JM Keynes Fellow in Financial Economics, University of Cambridge
  • Maik Schmeling
    Professor of Finance, Goethe University Frankfurt
  • Sotiris Staikouras
    Senior Lecturer in Finance
  • Giovanni Urga
    Professor of Finance & Econometrics and Director, Centre for Econometric Analysis
  • Cheng Yan
    Senior Lecturer in Finance, Essex Business School
  • Jian Yang
    Professor of Finance, University of Colorado

PhD Students

  • Joe Delveaux 
    "Essays on Sovereign debt in Sub-Sahara Africa"
  • Gao Nicole “The financial system in China: In the Shadow of Banks: The Production of Safe Assets in China”.
  • (James) Shi He “A Study on Information and Volatility Transmission in FX Markets with the Application of Point Process”

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.