LCBR Academic Advisory Board
LCBR Director: Christian Wolf
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LCBR Academic Advisory Board
Kwaku Appiah-Adu (Central University, Accra, Ghana) (BIOGRAPHY)
Felix Chan (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong) (BIOGRAPHY)
Hamid Boustanifar (BI Norwegian Business School, Norway) (BIOGRAPHY)
Joanna Dzionek-Kozlowska (University of Lodz, Poland) (BIOGRAPHY)
Rola Hussant-Zebian (Université Paris-Est, France)
Guillermo Sierra Juárez (University of Guadalajara, Mexico) (BIOGRAPHY)
Petr Jizba (Czech Technical University Prague, Czech Republic) (BIOGRAPHY)
Sharmista Banerjee (University of Calcutta, India) (BIOGRAPHY)
Yan Zhang (Fukuoka Women's University, Japan) (BIOGRAPHY)
Murat Haseki (Cag University, Turkey)
Talie Kassamany (Notre Dame University, Lebanon)
Oksan Kibritci Artar (Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey)
Rana Atabay Baytar (Istanbul Commerce University, Turkey)
Sang Hee Kim (Chonnam National University, South Korea)
David Roubaud (GREQAM, France)
Ismail Seyrek (Hitit University, Turkey)
Zongying Shi (Osaka University, Japan)
Rodrigo Taborda (Universidad del Rosario, Colombia)
Miguel Angel Tinoco Zermeno (Universidad de Colima, Mexico)
Arvind Upadhyay (University of Bergamo, Italy)
Hamid Boustanifar, PhD
Hamid Boustanifar is Assistant Professor of Finance at BI Norwegian Business School. His research interests are corporate finance, financial intermediation, finance and labor, and household finance. He received his Ph.D. in Finance from Stockholm School of Economics in 2013.
Petr Jizba, PhDPetr Jizba is Assistant Professor at the Department of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering at the Czech Technical University in Prague. He was previously a DFG Fellow at Freie Universitaet Berlin (Germany), a Foreign Professor and JSPS Fellow at the University of Tsukuba (Japan), and a Royal Society Fellow at Imperial College of London (UK). He received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University in Theoretical Physics. Dr. Jizba's first encounter with the Lupcon Center for Business Research was in 2012, when he presented a paper at the Finance and Economics Conference 2012 on "Renyi's Information Transfer between Financial Time Series".
Kwaku Appiah-Adu, PhD
Prof. Kwaku Appiah-Adu (PhD) is Professor of Strategy and Marketing, Acting Dean at the Central University Business School and Chairman of the Centre for Advanced Strategic Analysis, Ghana. Previously he worked at the Office of the President, Ghana, where he was Head of Policy Coordination, Monitoring and Evaluation, Chairman of the Oil and Gas Technical Committee, Director of Ghana’s Central Governance Project, member of the President’s Investors’ Advisory Council as well as the Advisory Board for the UN Initiative on Continental Shelf Delineation. Prior to that he worked as a Consultant with PwC and lectured at the Universities of Cardiff and Portsmouth. An author of seven books and over 80 publications, Kwaku has facilitated workshops and presented papers at several international forums. He has been elected to the ANBAR Hall of Excellence for Outstanding Contribution to the Literature and Body of Knowledge. Kwaku has also served on various boards in the public and private sectors. Currently, he is board chairman of GLICO Pensions Trustee Company Ltd, director of Traders International Africa, Independent Trustee of the Shell Pensions Fund and member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Lupcon Centre for Business Research. He has received many awards including the President’s Award for exceptional contribution to national development.