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Centre for Digital Finance

Our people

Learn about our academic experts, from their research interests to their contact details.

Dr Ahmad Maaitah

Lecturer in Finance and FinTech

Research interests

  • Forecasting in Financial Markets
  • FinTech
  • Cryptocurrency and Smart contract

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: ahmad.maaitah@soton.ac.uk

Address: B2, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Mr Alexander Culley BSc (Hons), BA (Hons), LLM

Research interests

  • Corporate governance
  • Financial laws and regulations
  • Financial markets

Professor Enrico Gerding

Professor

Research interests

  • artificial intelligence
  • autonomous agents and multi-agent systems
  • algorithmics game theory

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: eg@ecs.soton.ac.uk

Address: B32, East Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Mr Faisal Alfhaili

Research interests

  • Fintech
  • Financial Development
  • Financial Inclusion

Professor Frank McGroarty

Chair in Computational Finance & FinTech

Research interests

  • Empirical Market Microstructure
  • Computational Finance
  • Systematic Mispricing

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: f.j.mcgroarty@soton.ac.uk

Address: B2, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Dr Gabriele Lepori

Lecturer in Finance

Research interests

  • Behavioural finance
  • Financial markets
  • Macroeconomic shocks

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: g.m.lepori@soton.ac.uk

Address: B2, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Dr Hector Calvo-Pardo

Reader

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: h.f.calvo-pardo@soton.ac.uk

Address: B58, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Dr Jason Zhang BSc, MSc(Distinction), DPhil, AFHEA

Lecturer B

Research interests

  • Blockholders
  • Behavioural Finance and Market Efficiency
  • Cryptocurrency

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: zhuang.zhang@soton.ac.uk

Address: B2, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Emeritus Professor Johnnie Johnson

Research interests

  • Risk taking behaviour
  • Use of information in betting markets
  • Decision-making under uncertainty

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: j.e.johnson@soton.ac.uk

Address: B2, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

Dr Larisa Yarovaya

Associate Professor of Finance

Research interests

  • Cryptocurrencies 
  • Financial Contagion
  • Fintech

Accepting applications from PhD students

Email: l.yarovaya@soton.ac.uk

Address: B2, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ

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