Stefan Petry
  • Alliance Manchester Business School, Crawford House

    M13 9SS Manchester

    United Kingdom

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Stefan Petry is a Lecturer in Finance at the Alliance Manchester Business School. Previously, he was a visiting professor at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management in Germany, lectured at the University of Melbourne in Australia, and spent 5 months as a visiting scholar at the Wharton School. His primary research interests include empirical corporate finance, corporate governance, financial markets and market microstructure.

Dr. Petry has been teaching Foundations of Finance, Corporate Finance, International Finance, and Mergers & Value Creating Strategies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has also taught a PhD class on empirical methods in Finance. While at the University of Melbourne, he had been the recipient of two Teaching Innovation and Staff Development grants to explore and improve the interaction and learning experiences in large subjects. In 2014, he was awarded a Dean's Certificate of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Dr. Petry received his MPhil and PhD from the University of Cambridge. During his PhD studies, he was a visiting scholar at the NYU Stern School of Business and the UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Research interests

Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance, and their intersections with Financial Markets


At University of Manchester:

  • BMAN23000: Foundations of Finance.
  • BMAN20242: Introduction to Corporate Finance and Financial Instruments.

In the past:

  • Foundations of Finance, post-grad, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.
  • Corporate Finance, undergrad, University of Melbourne.
  • Corporate Financial Policy, post-grad, University of Melbourne.
  • Empirical Corporate Finance, PhD, University of Melbourne.
  • International Finance, undergrad, University of Melbourne.
  • Mergers and Value Enhancing Strategies, post-grad, University of Melbourne.
  • Principles of Finance, post-experience, University of Melbourne.
  • Advanced Corporate Finance, post-grad, class teacher at LSE.
  • Corporate Finance elective, MBA, Cambridge JBS, tutor.
  • Finance and Accounting, undergrad, Cambridge JBS, tutor.

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 23 Jul 2011

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 23 Jul 2011

Areas of expertise

  • HG Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Markets


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