Samer is a Professor of Practice in Finance here at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick and a Visiting Professor of Practice and Associate Fellow at Said Business School, University of Oxford.
Before retiring from the City of London to work as a private investor, lecture and spend time with his family, Samer was one of the Managing Directors of Winton Group / Winton Capital Management, London (then, one of the world's largest and most successful global hedge fund firms) where he worked for nine years. He was also a Board Director of Winton UCITS Funds PLC. Samer is also serving as an advisor to the Board of Directors of Race Nation Limited, a sports technology business which is integrated with SportsGiving, a fundraising service integrated with the event registration technology.
Before that, he gained extensive corporate experience since 1994 including when he worked for the executive chairman (as an Assistant Director to Group Chairman) of the Oxford-based group companies of Bishopsgate Investments Ltd (Oakhill Group Ltd, Hartwell plc, Oakhill/Hartwell Property Investments, Seven Spires Investments Ltd, Hartwell Finance Ltd, Ebbon-Dacs Ltd, and Autavis Ltd - a privately-held, private-equity-like group) where he was responsible for the group's small-business M&A deals and was heavily involved in commercial real estate investment, corporate restructuring and also in the group's venture capital angel investment fund.
His academic side includes a Doctor of Philosophy in Finance degree from Bayes Business School (City, University of London - formerly Cass) & four other academic degrees (PhD, MSc, MPhil, PgDip and BSc in finance, investment, accounting and economics) and part-time lecturing in investment management (Alternative Investments, Equity Investing, ESG, Portfolio Management and Company Valuation) at the MBA & MSc programmes at the universities of Oxford, Warwick, Reading and City.
Samer's doctorate research is available at:
The British Library: https://ethos.bl.uk/OrderDetails.do?uin=uk.bl.ethos.418984
City, University of London: https://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/18931/