Professor, Finance at the School of Management, University of Leicester
Dr Christophe Schinckus is currently Professor of Finance at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), Vietnam campus. He completed his PhD in Financial Economics at the University of Paris, Pantheon-Sorbonne in 2009. Since then he has held a number positions including: postdoctoral fellowship (CIRST) in Canada at the University of Quebec at Montreal, visiting scholar at the London School of Economics with a position of Assistant Professor in Finance at the University of Leicester in the UK. In 2014, he became an Associate Professor in Finance at the University of Leicester.
Christophe has just finished (2018) his second PhD in Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge, UK. His research interests focuses on interdisciplinary financial economics and more precisely, social finance, behavioural finance and econophysics (physics applied to finance). He recently published a book at the Oxford University Press on the topic. He has published more than 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals and still regularly publishes papers in journals in which he also has several editorial/reviewer roles. Prof. Schinckus is a member of the National Board of Reviewers for the British Economic and Social Research Council.
In parallel to his academic activities, Christophe collaborates as a research consultant for private companies, such as JP Morgan, Suez Gaz de France etc. and he recently worked with the African Development Bank and the National Research Foundation of the Government of South Africa.