Faculty Profile

Dr. Zaghum Umar

Assistant Professor

Suleman Dawood School of Business

I am currently working as an Assistant Professor (Finance) at Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan. In addition, I am on the panel of HEC approved PhD supervisors and associated with  Network for studies on Pension, Ageing and Retirement (Netspar), The Netherlands, as a research fellow. I  received a Phd from School of Management (SOM), University of Groningen, The Netherlands. I received my M.Sc from University of Twente, The Netherlands, with specialization in “Financial Engineering and Management”.

I have broad research interests in Financial Modeling, Empirical analysis, Project Finance, Corporate Finance, Infrastructure Financing, Public Finance, Public Private Partnership, Risk Management, Emerging markets and Strategic Asset Allocation. I have attended a number of international conferences as a presenter as well as a discussant such as; International Economic Association (16th World Congress), Fifth Annual Risk Management Conference (Risk Management Institute National University of Singapore), 25th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Netspar International Pension Workshop etc.  I have published in top finance journals such as Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Economics and Business and Journal of Investment Strategies.

My personal interests include adventure sports , traveling, hiking, fitness, sitcoms etc.