Accounting and Finance Division Staff

Teaching and research staff
A Dr Ali Altanlar Lecturer in Credit and Risk
Dr Shima Amini Lecturer in Accounting and Finance
B Dr Andreea Bordianu Teaching Fellow
Dr Konstantinos Bozos Associate Professor in Accounting and Finance and Director of Postgraduate Accounting and Finance Programmes
C Professor Charlie Cai Chair in Finance
Dr Iain Clacher Associate Professor in Accounting and Finance
D Dr Alan J Duboisée de Ricquebourg Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance
E Malek El Diri Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance
H Professor Phil Holmes Chair in Financial Risk Management and Director of Student Education for Accounting and Finance
J Hossein Jahanshahloo Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance
Jessica Johnson Postgraduate Tutor, Accounting and Finance
K Professor Kevin Keasey Chair in Accounting and Finance, Head of Accounting and Finance and Director of the Institute of Banking and Investment (IBI)
Dr Tim King Research Officer
L Costas Lambrinoudakis Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance
M Professor Peter Moizer Dean of the Business School and Professor of Accounting
Mrs Cathy Myles Senior Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance and Head of Year, Accounting and Finance
R Professor Andrew Robinson Professor in Accounting and Finance
S Alice Shepherd Senior Teaching Fellow
Dr Helen Short Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance
John Smith Principal Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance and Director of Undergraduate Accounting and Finance Programmes
Laima Spokeviciute Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance
Dr Abhishek Srivastav Lecturer in Accounting and Finance
T Professor Steven Toms Chair in Accounting
U Dr Muhammad Moshfique Uddin Lecturer in Accounting and Finance
V Professor Francesco Vallascas Chair in Banking
Dr Gianluca Veronesi Associate Professor in Accounting and Finance
W Professor Nick Wilson Professor of Credit Management and Director of the Credit Management Research Centre (CMRC)
Y Ms Joanna Ying Ye Senior Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance and Head of First Year, Accounting and Finance
Associate faculty
E Malek El Diri Teaching Assistant
G Jaiqi Guo Teaching Assistant
J Hossein Jahanshahloo Teaching Assistant
L Peng Li (Mark) Teaching Assistant
Chieh Lin (James) Teaching Assistant
M Amy May Teaching Assistant
P Professor Julio Pindado Associate Faculty
S Laima Spokeviciute Teaching Assistant
W Peter Wood Associate Faculty
Admin team
Michelle Dickson Academic Administrator to the Accounting and Finance Division, The Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance (CASIF) and The Institute of Banking and Investment (IBI)
Sophie M Crabb Divisional Assistant: UG, Accounting and Finance
Elena Karali Divisional Assistant: PG, Accounting and Finance
Visiting staff

Miss Paula Castro

Miss Paula Castro, a PhD student from the University of Leon in Spain

Miss Paula Castro, a PhD student from the University of Leon in Spain, has joined our community as a Visiting Researcher and will be working with Prof Kevin Keasey on a research project about 'capital structure and the firm's life cycle'.

Period of visit: 15th September 2014 - 15th December 2014
Working with:  Professor Kevin Keasey

Professor Sabur Mollah

Professor Phil Holmes, Leeds University Business School

Professor Sabur Mollah is an Associate Professor of Finance at Stockholm Business School. To read about his work with Leeds University Business School please visit the visit the IBI Ongoing Projects page.

Period of visit: 30th August 2014 - 5th September 2014
Working withProfessor Francesco Vallascas

Dr Marek Kacer

Dr Marek Kacer, University of Economics in Bratislava

Dr Marek Kacer from the University of Economics in Bratislava has joined our community as a Post Doc Researcher, working with Prof Nick WIlson on the Corporate Sector - Data Analytics project.
Period of visit: July 2014 - ongoing
Working with:  Professor Nick Wilson

Peter Hughes

Peter Hughes, Chartered Accountant, Consultant and Trainer

A Chartered Accountant and consultant and trainer with particular emphasis on, operational risk management, cross-enterprise risks, Basel II & III, capital management (including the ICAAP), data management, operations management, finance transformation and the development and implementation of risk and performance management systems.
Period of visit: February 2014 - ongoing

Danilo Mascia

Danilo Mascia, PhD student in Banking and Finance at the University of Cagliari in Sardinia

PhD student in “Banking and Finance” at the University of Cagliari in Sardinia.
Period of visit: November 2013 - July 2014
Worked withProfessor Francesco Vallascas and Professor Kevin Keasey
Read more about Danilo's stay at Leeds

Fabrizia Sarto

Fabrizia Sarto, PhD student in Healthcare Management and Economics at Magna Graecia, University of Catanzaro

PhD student in “Healthcare Management and Economics” at “Magna Graecia” University of Catanzaro.
Visiting research student at CASIF
Period of visit: Winter 2012/13
Worked withDr Gianluca Veronesi
Read more about Fabrizia's stay at Leeds

Industry links

William de Lucy

William de Lucy, Managing Director, Amplify Trading

Managing Director of Amplify Trading
Lecturer in Finance, Economics and Trading
w.delucy@amplifytrading.com

William de Lucy founded Amplify Trading in 2009 after eight years’ experience running a fixed income derivatives desk for GHTC. In Amplify Trading he has built a trading operation in London with a team of traders executing across multiple asset classes, a well-respected research operation and a professional development arm for new trading practitioners. Mr de Lucy has developed extensive international experience in lecturing on contemporary financial markets to clients in the hedge fund and investment banking industry as well as leading business schools in the UK and US. Mr de Lucy has a specific interest in behavioural finance and trading psychology as well as the development of world energy markets, specifically in current and developing carbon credit schemes.

Piers Curran

Piers Curran, Head of Trading, Amplify Trading

Head of Trading at Amplify Trading
Lecturer in Finance, Economics and Trading
piers.curran@amplifytrading.com

Amplify’s Head of Trading, Piers Curran, gained recognition as a Senior Trader for GHTC as one of the largest positional traders in the German bond market whilst also trading currencies, commodities and stock index futures. He began his career at HSBC in 2001 as an Analyst in the Global Markets Investment Strategy division having graduated from Imperial College London with a Masters in Mechanical Engineering. He is a regular Guest Host on the world’s leading financial news channel, CNBC, where he shares his market analysis and strategies with other experts from the financial industry. Video clips of his recent appearances can be viewed here.

Together Piers Curran and William de Lucy have helped design and deliver practical programmes in financial markets for a number of academic institutions including The University of Leeds, Nottingham University, Manchester Business School, Regent’s College, Hult International Business School, Birmingham University, BPP Professional Education, AKAD Stuttgart, Southampton University, Queen Mary University London and The Institute of Financial Studies. More information can be found here.