Amir Amel-Zadeh is an Associate Professor at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK and Research Fellow with the Newton Centre for Endowment Asset Management, University of Cambridge. Before joining Saïd Business School, Amir held a position as Assistant Professor at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and prior to that worked for the fixed income structured solutions group at Lehman Brothers in London. He received his PhD and MPhil in Finance from the University of Cambridge.
Amir held visiting positions at Harvard Business School, at New York University Stern School of Business, at Columbia Business School, and at the University of Bologna. He sat on the Board of Directors of the European Financial Management Association and on the Advisory Board of the Pension Investments Academy.
In his academic research Amir applies large scale data analyses, text mining and other data science techniques to accounting and finance problems. At Oxford he teaches on the MBA and Executive MBA programs. He has taught or consulted for the financial services industry in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.