PhD alumni profiles

With one of Europe's largest PhD programmes in business and management, LUMS provides a really supportive environment for research. Find out what our doctoral graduates think of the research culture at LUMS.




Preeprem Nonthaleerak

PhD Management Science, 2005

Preeprem researched Six Sigma and Quality Management for her PhD. She is now Dean of the Faculty of Accountancy at a university in Thailand.

Malcolm Brady

PhD Economics, 2005

Malcolm works as a Senior Lecturer at DCU Business School.

Chi-Hsiou (Daniel) Hung

PhD Accounting & Finance, 2004

Before his PhD, Chi-Hsiou had worked for Merrill Lynch and Standard Chartered Bank, and undertaken the MSc in Finance at Lancaster.

Xiaolan Fu

PhD Economics, 2003

After graduation, Xiaolan was involved in research at the University of Cambridge and then moved to the University of Oxford.

Young-Soo Choi

PhD Accounting & Finance, 2002

After completing his PhD, Young-Soo was offered a lectureship at LUMS. He now works back in South Korea.

Nahed Taher

PhD Economics, 2001

Previously the CEO of Gulf One Investment Bank, Nahed was voted one of the 'world's most powerful 100 women' by in 2006.

Vidya Mahambare

PhD Economics, 2001

Vidya currently works as an Associate Professor of Economics and Finance at Great Lakes Institute of Management in India.

Ching-Fu Chen

PhD Economics, 2000

Since 2013, Ching-Fu has served as the Director General of the Transport Bureau in Taiwan.

Mark Ritson

PhD Marketing, 1996

Mark has a PhD in Marketing from LUMS and now has his own column in Marketing Week.