Dr. Zeeshan Ali Syed

Salford Business School

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Contact Details

Maxwell Building – Room 309

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Current positions

Lecturer in Finance


I am an experienced academic who has led development of new courses, modules, and degree programs. I am currently programme leader of MSc. Fintech. As a lecturer and supervisor I am supervise Masters and PhD student in Finance, Fintech and AI.

Areas of research

Cooperate Finance

Areas of supervision

Corporate Finance, Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Finance, Fintech and Society


I currently teach following modules:

  • Fintech Fundamentals
  • Financial Crises and Symptoms
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Derivatives, Risk and Portfolio Analysis

Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Finance
  • Fintech and Society

Qualifications and Memberships

  • PhD in Finance
  • MSc. Corporate Finance
  • BSc (Hons) Business Studies with Finance

Postgraduate Research

Currently supervising students in cooperate finance domain. I welcome new PhD students in the general domains of finance, fintech and AI.