Professor Ghulam Sorwar

Salford Business School

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Contact Details

Maxwell 306

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Current positions

Professor of Finance


Professor Sorwar specialises in quantitative finance.  In particular his research focuses on derivatives pricing and financial risk management.

Areas of research

Computation Finance, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Banking, Financial Econometrics


  • Risk Regulation & Compliance
  • Bank Management

Research Interests

  • Modelling, valuing and empirically testing derivative security prices
  • Modern risk management methods
  • Mergers and acquisition
  • CDS spreads and the financial crisis

PhD Supervision

  • I am currently supervising students in: Value-at-Risk, Islamic Finance, International Finance and Asset Liability Management. I would welcome applications from PhD students in the general area of: Risk Management, Islamic Finance, Financial time series and options pricing.  

Qualifications and Memberships


  • BSc (University College London)
  • MSc (City University)
  • PhD (City University)