Centre for Sustainable Finance

Dr Yuen Lo

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Centre for Sustainable Finance Senior Research Fellow
BSc (LSE), MRes (SOAS), PhD (UCL)
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Yuen Lo is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Sustainable Finance at SOAS, University of London.

He is also a Lecturer in Economics at London Metropolitan University. He completed his PhD on blockchain economics at UCL in 2023, and has published articles on Bitcoin mining, ICO tokens and decentralised exchanges. He has worked on a UN Environment grant focused on climate vulnerability and its impact on cost of debt, and on an EU Horizon 2020 grant on circular business models for cultural heritage (CLIC).

He has worked extensively in industry, with ten years in investment management for a FTSE 100 pension fund, two years at an enterprise blockchain company and a year in insurance. He is currently advisor to two start-ups providing expertise on tokenomics and commercial operating models.

Research interests

  • Applied finance
  • Blockchain applications
  • Tokenomics
  • Climate finance and sustainability

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