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Dr Akhtar research interests are diverse including Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Asset Pricing, Corporate Governance, Investment, Environment and Behavioural Finance, Portfolio Managemnt and Cybersecurity. She has worked at the Commonwealth Treasury, Department of Defence and Private equity corporations prior to joning academia. 


Dr Akhtar is an active researcher and her work has been published in international and local Journals [ABDC A*/A ranking]. She has published in Journal of Corporate Finance, Critical Finance Review (In Press), Journal of International Money and Finance, Accounting and Finance and Australian Journal of Management. Her research work featured in media outlet (Australian Financial Review, the Conversation, UK CEO magazine). She has received a number of competative research grants including Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant. Dr. Akhtar was awarded American Finance Association (AFA) scholarship and won awards related to Teaching Excellence (ANU), Innovation in Teaching Grants (MQ), and received a number of awards in research conference presentation. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD (Finance), UQ

Masters (Financial Management), ANU

Bachelor (Economics), ANU


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