Professor Samer Jarkasy
Professor of Practice
(Finance Group)

Samer is the Chief Capital Markets Officer of Tokamak Energy Ltd, Professor of Practice in Finance here at Warwick Business School, University of Warwick and Visiting Professor of Practice and Associate Fellow at Saïd 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 - one of the world's largest and most successful global hedge fund firms during the nine years he worked there. 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.

Prior to that, he gained extensive corporate experience since 1994 including when he worked for the executive chairman (as 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 Investing, Portfolio Management and Company Valuation) at the MBA, MSc and BSc programmes at the universities of Oxford, Warwick, Reading and City University of London.

Samer won the University of Oxford SSD Teaching Excellence Award 2023:

Samer's doctorate research is available at:
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