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    Financial Risk Management; Agency Problems; Asset Pricing Models; and Corporate Governance.

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    Research Interests

    My research focuses on the following areas of Corporate Finance:

    - Corporate Risk Management;
    - Corporate Investment;
    - Asset Pricing;
    - Financial Management; and
    - Corporate Governance.


    I joined Coventry University as a Lecturer in Finance in January 2019. I obtained my PhD in Finance from the University of Hull, UK, in February 2017. My research interests focus on the areas of Corporate Finance and Governance. I have taught various Finance and Accounting courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and have supervised undergraduate and postgraduate dissertations.


    • PhD in Finance (University of Hull, UK).
    • MSc in Accounting and Finance (University of Greenwich, UK).
    • BSc in Accounting and Finance (Alexandria University). 


    Recent publication: 

    Is corporate hedging always beneficial? A theoretical and empirical analysis

    Journal: The European Journal of Finance (accepted, in-press, 28th May 2020).


    Hany Ahmed a, Richard Fairchild b, and Yilmaz Guney c

    a Centre for Research in Corporate Finance and Governance (CFG), EFA, Coventry University, UK

    b Centre for Research in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Bath, UK

    c Centre for Research in Integrity and Governance, Hull University Business School, UK.




    - Introduction to Financial Services.

    - Financial Services.

    - Corporate Financial Management.

    - Financial Theory.


    - Corporate Finance.

    - Bond Markets Analysis Using Bloomberg.

    Education/Academic qualification

    Finance, Doctorate, University of Hull

    Award Date: 28 Feb 2017

    Accounting and Finance, MSc, University of Greenwich

    Award Date: 29 Jan 2008

    Accounting and Finance, Degree, Alexandria University


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