Editorial Team

  • Adil EL Fakir: Editor in Chief

Sheffield Hallam University

Senior lecturer of Finance and Banking

Phd in modelling and scientific computing in Finance

Research In AI applications to Finance such as Agent based simulations , Fuzzy Logic , Game theory , Behavioural and entrepreneurial Finance.


  • Firoz Bhaiyat: Co-editor

Global Banking School

Associate Dean

Phd in Finance

Research interests are in the field of Fintech, Corporate Governance, Banking and Distressed investments.


  • Valerio Poti

University College Dublin

Professor of Finance

Research projects on FinTech and Financial Data Science.

Founding editor of the peer-reviewed scientific journal Digital Finance (Springer, https://www.springer.com/journal/42521)


  • Bonnie Buchanan

University of Surrey

Professor of Finance

Head of department

Research expertise in FinTech, AI in financial services, securitization, CSR and law and finance


  • Akhtar Siddique 

Deputy Director of the Commercial Credit Risk Analysis Division within the Economics department of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).


  • Abderrahim Taamouti

University of Liverpool

Professor of Econometrics

Research interest in

Neural networks and asset pricing

Causality in Time Series

Characteristics functions methods

Exact sign-based Inference

Nonparametric Test and measures


  • John Fry

Hull university

Senior lecturer in Applied Financial mathematics

Research area in AI , Bitcoins , Cryptocurrency markets , Financial crashes and bubbles.


  • Tahir Nisar

University of Southampton

Associate Professor (Reader) within Southampton Business School at the University of Southampton, researching AI machine learning, governance and leadership, and entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial finance.


  • Richard Fairchild

University of Bath

Senior lecture in Finance

Research area in Behavioural finance, Crowdfunding and Game theory. He also works on neuro-economic research around the motives and incentives of social and impact investors