Job: Programme Leader in Banking and Finance, Leicester Castle Business School
School/department: Leicester Castle Business School
Address: Hugh Aston 3.81
T: 0116 2506463
Dr Vitor Leone joined Leicester Castle Business School in September 2016 as Senior Lecturer in Banking Finance and Program Leader for the BSc (Hons) Global Finance.
He holds PhD in Economics from Loughborough University and prior to joining De Montfort University he worked as a Lecturer in Economics and Finance at the Nottingham Business School having vast experience in the teaching of Econometrics, Financial Economics and International Finance at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
He worked in the City of London for DTZ currently Cushman & Wakefield one of the top four global real estate advisers in the world as an Econometric Modeller for the Real Estate Economics Forecasting team and subsequently became an Investment Analyst for the Capital Markets division. He also worked as an Econometrician Consultant for Timberlake Consultants participating in projects at the Bank of England, European Central Bank, Great London Authority to cite a few.
Dr Vitor Leone is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and became a fellow member of the World Business Institute in Australia after receiving the Best Conference Paper Award at the International Business Research Conference-Hawaii-USA.
He lives in Leicestershire, and is passionate about sports and Arsenal Football Club.
Applied Econometrics, Real Estate Finance, Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions, Asset Prices Bubbles, Portfolio Theory and Financial Literacy.
Econometrics, Banking, International Finance, Portfolio Theory
PhD in Economics (Loughborough University), MSc in Banking and Finance (Loughborough University), MBA in Finance (IBMEC-Brazil), BSc in Economics (UFMG-Brazil)
ACFI3311 International Financial Management
LCBS 5012 International Banking and Financial Regulations
LCBS5051 Financial Decision Making
Best paper award International Business Research Conference-Hawaii-USA (2010)
Membership of professional associations and societies: Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and World Business Institute (WBI) Australia
Fellow Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and World Business Institute (WBI) Australia
Ahammad, M. F., Leone, V., Tarba, S. Y., Glaister, K. W. and Arslan, A. (2017), 'Equity Ownership in Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions by British Firms: An Analysis of Real Options and Transaction Cost Factors'. Brit J Manage, 28: 180–196. doi:10.1111/1467-8551.12215 (ABS 4)
Hughes, P., Hodgkinson, I.R., Leone, V. et al. (2017), 'Planning to improvise? The role of reasoning in the strategy process: Evidence from Malaysia'. Asia Pac J Manag https://doi.org/10.1007/s10490-017-9524-1 (ABS 3)
£1,600.00 seedcorn funding from Nottingham Business School to investigate Financial Literacy among university students.
External Examiner University of East London
Acting Associate Editor Economic Issues
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