Syed Aun R. Rizvi joined Suleman Dawood School of Business at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) in 2016. Previously Aun had served University of Nottingham as an Assistant Professor for two years where he contributed towards establishing the Centre for Islamic Business and Finance Research (CIBFR) at University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. Aun holds a Ph.D. in Islamic Finance from INCEIF (Malaysia). Prior to that he was educated at Sadiq Public School (Bahawalpur) and NUST (Islamabad).
Aun started his professional career as a Research Analyst with HBL Asset Management Ltd. in 2007, where he was involved in startup of the HBL Asset Management’s mutual funds. Later he moved to the trading desk, and served as Trader Equity for two years before moving to academia.
His research interest focuses on financial markets, Islamic finance, and Econophysics. His research particularly focuses on equity markets in emerging and Islamic countries. He has published in leading mainstream journals in the area of finance and economics like, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Emerging Markets Review, Economic Systems, and Physica A amongst others. Aun is also currently serving as a series editor of CIBFR Palgrave Studies in Islamic Finance.