João Amaro de Matos
Professor João Amaro de Matos is currently the Vice Rector of Universidade Nova de Lisboa, having joined Nova School of Business and Economics in 1995. He has a Ph.D. in Management from INSEAD, with a major in Finance, and a PhD in Physics from the Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil since 1988. His career includes visiting scholar positions at Heidelberg University (1988-89), at the London School of Economics (2002), and the Sloan School at the MIT (2012). At Nova SBE he teaches Corporate Finance, Investments, Options, Risk Management and Continuous-Time Finance in the undergraduate and graduate programs, MBA and in the Ph.D. programs. Additionally, João Amaro de Matos has taught in various European and Brazilian schools such as INSEAD, London School of Economics, HEC Geneva, INSPER and Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Brazil. João Amaro de Matos is the author of the finance textbook “Theoretical Foundations of Corporate Finance”, published by Princeton University Press in 2001, and also of “Sustainability and Organizational Change Management”, published by Routledge in 2015. His research papers were published in numerous academic journals such as the Journal of Modelling Management, Journal of Economics and Business, Journal of Econometrics, European Journal of Finance, International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Finance and Mathematical Finance, among others. João Amaro de Matos has participated in numerous conferences and seminars and has supervised many MSc and PhD thesis in the area of Finance and Economics. He has founded and organized since 2007 the annual series of Luso-Brazilian Finance Meetings (www.lubrafin.org).