University of Oxford
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Amir Amel-Zadeh is Associate Professor of Accounting at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and Research Fellow with the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management, University of Cambridge. His research is focused on the effects of corporate disclosures on investment decisions and asset allocations as well as on accounting and regulatory issues at financial institutions. Prior to joining Saïd Business School, Amir held a position as Assistant Professor at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and prior to that worked at Lehman Brothers in London. He received his PhD and MPhil in Finance from the University of Cambridge.
Amir sat on the Board of Directors of the European Financial Management Association, on the Advisory Board of the Pension Investments Academy and on the Supervisory Board of New Medical Enzymes AG. He was visiting scholar at Harvard Business School, at New York University Stern School of Business, at Columbia Business School, and visiting professor at the University of Bologna. He is the 2010 recipient of the Salje Medal for the best PhD in the Social Sciences, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, and received the Judge Business School teaching award in 2011. Amir has taught or consulted for the financial services industry in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.