PhD in Finance Candidate
Office: D1.15, Social Science Building
Corporate Finance; Agency problems; Emerging Markets; Liquidity and Asset Pricing; Asymmetric Information; Private Equity and
Working Paper: Signalling under uncertainty: The case of IFRS
Work in Progess: Capital Structure: Debt covenants and the optimal use of accounting information.
2010 - Present PhD in Finance; Warwick Business School, University of Warwick; Coventry, UK.
First supervisor: Dr. Chendi Zhang
Second supervisor: Prof Andrea Gamba
2009-2010 M.Sc. Accounting and Finance (with specialization in Finance); London School of Economics; London, UK.
2008- M&A/Private Equity modelling and structuring course. Cass Business School: London,UK (Executive Education).
2000-2003 B.Sc. (Hons ) Accounting and Finance; London School of Economics; London, UK.
CAIA - Chartered Alternative Investments Association; Member since 2009.
CFA - Chartered Financial Analyst Institute; Member since 2008.
ACA - Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales; Member since 2007.
WARWICK BUSINESS SCHOOL, B.Sc. Accounting and Finance
WARWICK BUSINESS SCHOOL, M.Sc. Economics and Finance/Finance/Accounting and Finance
WARWICK BUSINESS SCHOOL, Specialist Masters programmes
OTHER RESEARCH/WORK EXPERIENCE
Jun 2011-July 2012: Research Assistant to Dr J.Fidrmuc and Prof S.Batram, Warwick Business School, Department of Finance.
Sep 2009-Present: Europe, Middle East, and Africa representative on the CFA Institute's Financial reporting Task force.
Mar 2010-Jul 2010: Research Assistant to Dr Goh(LSE, Accounting Group) and Dr Li (KCL, Management Group)
Oct 2007-Dec 2008: Assistant Manager; Private equity transaction services, Corporate finance deparment, Deloitte LLP.
Sep 2004- Sep 2007: Trainee Chartered Accountant; Smith & Williamson LLP.
Jul 2004- Aug 2004: Intern, Infrastructure M&A, Islamic Investment Bank Limited, Karachi, Pakistan
Jun 2004- Jul 2004: Intern, Blue Chip Client Audits, A.F.Ferguson & Co, Karachi, Pakistan
Jan 2004-Feb 2004: Intern, Credit Risk, Habib Bank (UK) Limited, London, UK
Sep 2003- Nov 2003: English Teacher, University of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
Aug 2002-Sep 2002: Intern, Quality Assurance, Standard Chartered Bank, Karachi, Pakistan
Aug 2001-Sep 2001: Intern, Accounting, Brinks Pakistan Limited, Karachi, Pakistan
Dec 2000: Work Experience, Price Waterhouse Coopers, London, UK.
July 1999-Aug 1999: Intern, Equity Research, Taurus Securities Limited, Karachi, Pakistan
March 2013 Author, Boosting Renwable Energy, CFA Magazine.
2013 Consultant and Chapter Editor, Economics for Investment Decision Makers: Micro, Macro, and International Economics , Christopher D. Piros, CFA, Jerald E. Pinto, CFA, John Wiley & Sons
2013 Forthcoming, Co-Author with Bryan,S,H. & Lilien,S,B. ' Financial Instruments'. Reading in CFA level 2 course pack.
September 2012 Author, Moral hazard and LIBOR, CFA Magazine.
May 2012 Author, Moral hazard and the Euro-zone crises, CFA Magazine.
2012 Consultant and Chapter Editor, 'Inventory', International Financial Statement Analysis (CFA Institute Investment Series) by
May 2011 Author, Improving transparency in the private equity market , CFA Magazine.
2010-2013 ESRC PhD in Finance Scholarship (Stipend and Course Fees)
2013-2014 WBS PhD Scholarship (Stipend and Course Fees)