Dr Chardin Wese Simen PhD

Senior Lecturer in Finance Finance and Accounting


Personal Statement

Chardin is Senior Lecturer in Finance at the Management School, University of Liverpool, UK. He holds a first class undergraduate degree from the University of Wales, an MSc in International Securities, Investment and Banking with Distinction and a PhD in Finance from the ICMA Centre at the University of Reading.

Chardin's main research interests include asset pricing, commodity markets, derivatives, and financial econometrics. He has published his work in internationally recognised academic journals, including the Journal of Econometrics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science, and Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. He has also presented his research at leading academic conferences, such as the meetings of the American Finance Association (AFA), the Econometrics Society (ES), the European Finance Association (EFA), the Society for Financial Econometrics (SoFiE), and the Western Finance Association (WFA). His research has been funded by grants from national and international institutions, including the British Academy.

Prizes or Honours

  • ESCP Europe Research Funding (ESCP Europe, 2020)
  • Pump Priming Grant (University of Liverpool Management School, 2021)
  • Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing (Journal of Banking and Finance, 2018)
  • Outstanding Contribution in Reviewing (Journal of Banking and Finance, 2015)
  • BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grant (British Academy, 2019)
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Paper Prize (Financial Research Network, 2017)
  • Best Paper Award (Young Finance Scholars' Conference, 2014)
  • Vetiva Prize (University of Reading, 2011)
  • Academic Award (University of Reading, 2011)
  • Stephen Cooke Award (Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment, 2011)
  • Gareth Jones Prize (University of Wales, 2010)