My Bio

Current Position 

Assistant Professor in Finance, University of Nottingham, UK

Primary Fields: Investments, Behavioural Finance, Asset Pricing, Experimental Finance.

My Papers 

Capital Gains Overhang with a Dynamic Reference Point (with B Summers & D Duxbury)

Management Science, Volume 66, Issue 10 (October 2020)

Decomposing Returns Using Reference Points (with D Duxbury)

Working Paper

Stock Evaluation with Endogenous Reference Points (with D Duxbury & B Summers)

Working Paper

Academic Qualifications

PhD, University of Leeds, UK (awarded May 2019) - Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) Studentship 

MSc Management , University of Leeds, UK - Student of the Year (MSc Management)

MSc Economics & Finance, University of York, UK

BA Hons Economics, Lancaster University, UK 

Vocational Qualifications

CFA Charterholder (CFA), Investment Management Certificate (IMC), Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning, Financial Planning Certificate (FPC).

Prizes and Awards

Faculty SEM Teaching Award- BUSI 4616: Behavioural Finance, University of Nottingham (2023)

ABS 4* Booster Grant, University of Nottingham (2023)

LUMES Teaching Award for EC3077 Investment Management (2020)

Outstanding Academic Performance Prize, PhD, Leeds University Business School (2019)

White Rose Doctoral Conference 2017 (Prize Winner- Best Paper)

Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) PhD Discipline Studentship (2015/2018)

Student of the Year, MSc Management 2013/2014 (1/119)

Commerical- Work Experience

I have 10 years of work experience in Investment Management before I moved to academia, working at the following firms: 

Hermes Pension Management, Mellon Human Resources & Investor Solutions, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, Rayner Spencer Mills Research, RPMI Railpen, State Street Bank and Trust Company. 


Statistical Packages: Stata, R, SPSS.

Financial Databases: WRDS (CRSP, Compustat, IBES), Datastream.