Amir Alizadeh

Professor of Shipping Economics and Finance
MSc (City) PhD (City)
Faculty of Finance
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Amir Alizadeh is Professor of Shipping Economics and Finance and a member of faculty at the Costas Grammenos Centre for Shipping Trade and Finance. Currently, he lectures in Advanced Quantitative Methods, Shipping Investment and Finance, Oil and Energy Transportation & Logistics, Econometric Modelling, Shipping Risk Management, Energy & Weather Derivatives, and Energy Project Investment and Finance. His research interest includes, modelling freight markets and markets for ships, derivatives and risk management in financial and commodity markets, and forecasting. He has published in several academic journals in the area of transportation, finance and economics. He also has visiting positions at University of Geneva and Copenhagen Business School, ESCP Europe, and serves on the Editorial Board of Transportation Research Part E and Journal of Multinational Finance, and is a member of the scientific committee of the Swiss Research Institute on Commodities (SRIC). He has been in close contact with the industry, acting as an adviser and consultant for a number of the trading and shipping companies and institutions including the A P Moller Maersk, Baltic Exchange, Danish Maritime Cluster, OW Bunker, Overseas Shipholding Group, Geneva Shipping and Trading Association (GTSA now STSA), Lugano Commodity Trading Association (LCTA), Barclays Capital, Standard Chartered Bank, amongst others.


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