Ihtisham is a Lecturer in Finance Discipline at the UQ Business School. His research interest includes asset pricing, insider trading, climate change & renewable energy. Currently, he is working on predictability of financial impacts of natural disasters i.e. how meteorological warnings can assist investors/ policymakers devise safe investment strategies/instruments, prior to the happening of catastrophe, in order to minimise the related financial loss.  One of his research papers recently won the UNSW Best PhD paper award at FIRN Doctoral symposium. He is currently coordinating Finance courses namely Asset Pricing and Managerial Finance at UQ business School.