I hold a PhD in Mathematical Finance from the University of Salford, UK, and MPhil Economics from Quaid-e Azam University, Pakistan. Prior to joining Keele in 2021, I was a lecturer in Financial Mathematics at the University of Salford. My PhD thesis was entitled ‘Multi-period Market Risk Estimation and Performance Evaluation: Evidence from Univariate, Multi-variate and Options Data’.

Research and scholarship

My current research interests include, but not limited to: 

  • Machine learning in finance
  • Copula and Vine copula to estimate market and credit risk
  • Derivative pricing
  • Time series analysis
  • Forecasting analysis
  • Credit risk analysis
  • Comparing machine learning and econometrics model in finance
  • Trading algorithm


I taught Mathematics of Financial Derivatives I & II and Operational Research at the University of Salford. I am able to teach across all areas of Quantitative Finance and from the very basic first year Quantitative Finance modules to the advanced PhD Mathematical Finance module.

Current Teaching:
  • Research Methods
  • Applied Econometrics
  • Derivative Instruments
  • Banking Risk Management
  • Quantitative Methods

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