• Alliance Manchester Business School, Booth Street West

    M15 6PB Manchester

    United Kingdom

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Overview

I conduct interdisciplinary research at the intersection of Information Systems and Political Economy. The overarching question of my research is: how can business and politics be forces for good?

I study how business and governmental organizations can use innovative instruments and technologies in a responsible, ethical, and sustainable manner.

Empirically, my studies focus on the financial services industry, financial technology (fintech) firms, the digital technology sector, and state actors.

My current research projects explore:

  • Ethical fintech and financial inclusion.
  • Artificial intelligence (AI) in financial markets.
  • The sustainability of data-driven technologies.

In my previous work, I am known for having researched the irresponsible and unethical use of financial innovations by governments.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sussex

External positions

Visiting Scholar, University of California,San Diego

Areas of expertise

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Information Systems
  • JA Political science (General)
  • International Political Economy
  • HG Finance
  • Financial Technology

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures
  • Sustainable Futures
  • Institute for Data Science and AI
  • Manchester Institute of Innovation Research
  • Global inequalities

Keywords

  • FinTech and the future of finance
  • Business and societal implications of AI
  • Financialization and financial innovations
  • Digitalization and digital innovations
  • Ethics, sustainability, and inclusion
  • Socio-technical perspective and Sociomateriality
  • Qualitative research

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