Dr. Othman Cole is an Assistant Professor of Finance at ESCP Europe Business School teaching Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Finance, Project Finance, and Energy Management. Othman also teaches Corporate Finance on the Executive MBA programme at Judge Business School, University of Cambridge.
Prior to this, Othman was a Research Associate at Judge Business School, investigating the resource-based view of oil and gas companies as well as the key challenges and opportunities facing National Oil Companies (NOCs). Othman was also a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Cambridge China Development Trust.
Othman’s areas of research include behavioural finance and capital structure decisions, the comparative advantages of oil & gas companies, the link between carbon emissions and economic growth, and the effect of hosting international sporting events on the construction and tourism sectors in the BRICs.
Othman holds a PhD and an MPhil in Finance, both from Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. Prior to that, Othman also completed an MSc in International Securities, Investment and Banking as well as an MEng in Computer Systems Engineering.