Amel-Zadeh

Associate Professor of Accounting at Said Business School

Amir is Associate Professor of Accounting at Said Business School. Prior to joining Oxford Saïd, Amir held a position as University Lecturer at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and prior to that worked 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. Amir sat on the Board of Directors of the European Financial Management Association and on the Advisory Board of the Pension Investments Academy. He is the 2010 recipient of the Salje Medal for the best PhD in the Social Sciences, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, and received the Judge Business School teaching award in 2011. Amir teaches financial reporting on the Executive MBA and fundamental analysis for active investing on the MBA and MSc Financial Economics programmes. He regularly teaches and consults for the financial services industry. Alongside his role at Saïd Business School, Amir is a Research Fellow at Green Templeton College, Oxford.

Amir’s research is broadly focused on firms' information environment in capital markets. His research examines the economic consequences of voluntary and mandatory reporting . He is particularly interested in applying natural language processing and machine learning techniques to examine the quality of disclosures and their effects on capital markets.