Researcher biography

Hoang Luong (Leo) is a Lecturer in Finance at UQ Business School. His research area is empirical corporate finance and financial markets, with a focus on corporate innovation, institutional investors, corporate governance, and sustainable finance. Leo's work has been published in internationally well-regarded journals covering the discipline of finance, such as Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and Journal of Corporate Finance. His papers have been presented/accepted at major finance conferences in Europe and the U.S. such as FMA Europe, FMA USA, and Paris December Finance Meeting, as well as at highly selective field conferences such as Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference (EFIC) in Newton, Massachusetts and FIRN Research Topic Group Meeting in Corporate Finance in Sydney and Adelaide. One of his papers is featured on Columbia Law School Blue Sky Blog on Corporations and the Capital Markets.

Leo receiced his PhD in Finance from the School of Banking & Finance, UNSW Business School in December, 2014. Prior to joining UQ Business School in January, 2019, he was a Lecturer in Finance at the School of Economics, Finance, and Marketing, RMIT University in Melbourne. Before going to academia, Leo had significant experience working in financial industry as well as in development.