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Department of Management

Dr Yan Huang

Dr Yan Huang

Senior Lecturer in Finance and Financial Services Professional Apprenticeship


 Streatham Court 


Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK


Yan is a senior lecturer in finance and the programme director for the Financial Services Professional Apprenticeship programme.

Yan obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, a Master’s degree in Finance and Investment from the University of Durham and a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Exeter. She gained her PhD in Finance from the University of Exeter. Her research interests are empirical finance (asset pricing), corporate finance (mergers and acquisitions) and financial markets (insider trading and market efficiency). 

Administrative responsibilities: Managing level 6 financial services professional apprenticeship programme


  • PhD in Finance
  • MSc in Economics
  • MSc in Finance and Investment
  • BSc in Accounting
  • FHEA


Before her appointment at the University of Exeter, she was a senior lecturer in finance in Oxford Brookes university. She has several years of consultancy experiences on equities with investment banks such as UniCredit Group, Canaccord Genuity and Barclays. 

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Research interests

  • Asset pricing
  • Mergers and acquisitions   
  • IPOs
  • Behavioural finance
  • Sustainable finance
  • Insider trading

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  • CFA refresher and consolidation course
  • Corporate finance
  • Investment environment IMC unit 1



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