Dr Jiayi Yuan

Dr Jiayi Yuan


Jiayi Yuan joined the University of Leeds as an Assistant Professor in Finance in October 2023. Prior to that, she worked as a Lecturer in Finance at Swansea University. Jiayi was awarded PhD in Finance from the University of Birmingham in December 2022.

Research interests

Jiayi’s research interests include empirical corporate finance and environmental, social and governance (ESG), such as mergers and acquisitions, corporate payout policies, and climate risks.


  • PhD Finance, University of Birmingham
  • MSc Banking and Finance, King's College London