Dr. Saad Azmat is an Associate Professor of Finance and Associate Dean Research at Suleman Dawood School of Business, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). He is also the Chair of the Centre for Islamic Finance at LUMS. His research is published in well regarded academic journals including Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Pacific Basin Finance Journal and Economic Modelling. He holds a PhD in Finance from Monash University and Master in Economics from University of British Columbia, Canada. He has been a consultant to government organizations, International banks and corporate firms.