Dr. Saad Azmat is an Associate Professor of Finance and Associate Dean Research at Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He is also the Chair of the Centre for Islamic Finance at LUMS. His research is published in well regarded academic journals including Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization and Pacific Basin Finance Journal. He has been a visiting researcher at a number of institutions around the world including University of Chicago, Monash University   and INCEIF. He has been a consultant to government organizations, Islamic banks and corporate firms.