Dr Vitor Leone is an Associate Professor in Banking and Finance and Programme Leader for MSc International Finance & Investment.
He holds PhD in Economics from Loughborough University and prior to joining De Montfort University (09/2016) he worked as Senior Lecturer in Economics and Finance in the Department of Economics at Nottingham Trent University (from 2008 to 2016) 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 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 has published in journals such as, The International Journal of Finance and Economics, Applied Economics, British Journal of Management, Economics Letters, and The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.