Dr. Khaled Soufani is a Senior Teaching Faculty member in Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School. He holds a Masters degree in Applied Economics and a PhD in Financial Economics. He also serves as Director of the Executive MBA and Middle East Research Center. Dr. Soufani has published extensively in the area of financial management, corporate restructuring, M&A, private equity, venture capital and family business, and also the financial and economic affairs of small-medium sized enterprises. His work is widely cited and included in policy reports by organizations such as the EU, OECD, and the Institute of Directors and he is on the editorial board of a number of international academic journals. Before joining academia, Dr Soufani worked in investment banking in the area of bond and money market trading.