SOAS University of London

Centre for Financial and Management Studies (CeFiMS)

CeFiMS Staff

Director, CeFiMS

Dr Alberto Asquer

General enquires: | +44 (0)20 7898 4050

Distance Learning Administration Staff

Dr Alberto Asquer
Director of Public Policy & Management and Public Financial Management programmes
Alberto Asquer

Public policy and management, especially in the political economy of regulation and regulatory reforms, public policy implementation, public management.

  • Tel: +44(0) 207 898 4757
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  • Room: 517
  • Academic Support Hours: Thursday 12 - 1
Professor Pasquale Scaramozzino
Programme Director: Quantitative Finance
Director, CeFiMS
Pasquale Scaramozzino
Macroeconomics; fiscal policy; applied econometrics
  • Tel: 020 7898 4055
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  • Room: 528
  • Academic Support Hours: Monday 3 - 5 (or by email appointment)

Dr Richard Alexander
Programme Director: Financial Law
Richard Alexander

Financial Services Law and regulation, control of economic crime, human rights law (especially European Convention on Human Rights – measures taken to fight organised and economic crime and terrorism), European Union Law

Dr Federico Mucciarelli
Federico Mucciarelli

Takeover regulation; corporate and insolvency law; international corporate law and freedom of establishment.

  • Tel: 0207 898 4545
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  • Room: 550
  • Academic Support Hours: On leave Term 1

Dr Yoshikatsu Shinozawa
Programme Director: Financial Sector Management
Yoshkatsu Shinozawa

Dr Shinozawa's research interests lie in asset management firms and their products. Recently he has developed a special interest in the areas of corporate governance, and the banking industry in Japan.

  • Tel: 020 7898 4084
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  • Room: 556
  • Academic Support Hours: Tuesday 2-4
Dr Maurizio Fiaschetti
Maurizio Fiaschetti

Applied Econometrics (discrete choice models, spatial econometrics) Financial Economics (asymmetric information in the banking system, complex system dynamics, measures of systemic risk, the role of fintech) and Economic Geography (Wellbeing, built environment).

  • Tel: +44 (0)207 898 4754
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  • Room: 554
  • Academic Support Hours: Monday 1 - 3