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Prof. Nafis Alam

Prof. Nafis Alam
I am currently an Associate Professor of Finance at Henley Business School, University of Reading. I previously served as an Associate Professor of Finance at the Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) in the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC). Prior to this, I was attached with Monash University where I worked as a lecturer in finance. My research is focused on banking regulation, financial stability corporate finance, financial market, Islamic banking and finance, financial intermediation, financial economics. My articles have been published in leading journals like Emerging Markets Review, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Journal of Asset Management, Journal of Banking Regulation, Journal of International Banking law & Regulation, Review of Islamic Economics; Journal of Internet Banking and Commerce and Journal of Financial Services Marketing among others. I have also co authored three books in Islamic Finance among them is Encyclopedia of Islamic Finance which is first of its kind and has sold over 1000 copies worldwide. I have recently published three co-edited book under the series “Palgrave CIBFR Studies in Islamic Finance” published by Palgrave Macmillan and working on two Islamic banking text books. As a frequent traveler, I have given lecture on Islamic finance/finance across the world such as Harvard Islamic Finance forum at Harvard Law School; Gulf Research Meeting at Cambridge University, UK; Durham University Summer School and Seoul International Finance Conference (SIFIC) among others. I have been appointed as visiting Associate Professors at the Universities in the UK and Indonesia. I am currently co-editing special issues on Islamic finance in the mainstream finance and economics journals such as The World Economy, Managerial finance and Economic Papers. I was featured as Professor of the Month by Financial times in 2014 and I am the winner of the Upcoming personality in Islamic Finance for 2016 given by GIFA.