Abdulkader  Aljandali - Africa Business School
Portfolio Management, Quantitative Methods, Corporate Finance, Equity, Fixed Income, International Finance, Financial Management, Derivatives, Alternative Investments, Business Forecasting, Emerging Markets, Regional Integration, Big Data Fundamentals and Financial Technology

Presentation

Having successfully graduated from ENCG Settat back in 2006, Abdulkader completed his International Finance Masters degree in England. At the height of the financial crisis of 2008-2009, he was granted a doctoral scholarship to conduct research which examines volatility drivers in the FX market with a particular focus on emerging markets following which he obtained a PhD degree from London Metropolitan University in 2014. Since then, he has worked as a Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Finance at Regents University London, Coventry University and Anglia Ruskin University all of which are academic institutions based in the UK. Abdulkader has also acted as a visiting Professor in International Finance at IES London, Bucks New University, Roehampton University, London Met in the UK as well as IESEG in France and Stuttgart university in Germany. Abdulkader is a senior fellow of Advance HE, the UK’s higher education academy, in recognition of his contribution to learning and teaching in the UK. He is fellow of the British Accounting and Finance Association as well as being a member of the CFA UK society. Abdulkader published various textbooks on quantitative analysis and financial modelling with current research focus on fintech drivers in emerging markets.

Publications

Aljandali, A. and A. Benamraoui (2020) “Fintech: A Review of Recent Developments and Prospects” Journal of the Italian Bankers Association, BANCARIA 12/2020

Kallandranis, C., P. Kalantonis and A. Aljandali (2020) “Corporate Fixed Investment and Internal Liquidity: Evidence from Greek Listed Companies” Corporate Governance and Sustainability Review, 4(2), 68-76

Aljandali, A. and C. Kallandranis (2020) “Exchange rate modelling in the development community using the ARDL cointegration approach: The case of emerging markets” Journal of Risk Governance and Control: Financial Markets & Institutions, 10(2), pp. 53-70

Aljandali, A. (2018) Economic & Financial Modelling with EViews. Springer, Cham: Switzerland “A practical guide of EViews aimed at practitioners and students in business, management, economics, econometrics, and finance.” (ISBN 978-3-319-92985-9)

Aljandali, A. (2018) Exchange Rate Volatility in Emerging Economies. Management Series: London “This book is a contribution to the knowledge concerning the volatility and forecasting of exchange rates in the emerging markets.” (ISBN: 9781910781791)

Aljandali, A. (2017) Multivariate Methods & Forecasting with IBM SPSS Statistics. Springer, Cham: Switzerland “This is the second of a two-part guide to quantitative analysis using the IBM SPSS Statistics software package; this volume focuses on multivariate statistical methods and advanced forecasting techniques.” (ISBN 978-3-319-56481-4)

Aljandali, A. (2016) Quantitative Analysis & IBM SPSS Statistics. Springer, Cham: Switzerland “This guide is for practicing statisticians and data scientists who use IBM SPSS for statistical analysis of big data in business and finance.” (ISBN 978-3-319-45528-0)

Aljandali, A. & Laaribi, A. (2015) The relationship between the EU and Morocco – in the EU and the Circle of Fire, published by Regent’s University London “This article reviews the relationship between Morocco and the European Union over several decades. The article examines the common vision between the two partners in light of continuing changes in the region, especially in terms of economic integration between the north and the south. A relationship deemed of great importance according to the authors”

Aljandali, A. (2012) Exchange Rate Volatilities in Africa: the case of the southern African development community, “This paper investigates exchange rates volatility in Africa particularly in the SADC countries”, International Academy of Business Management (ISBN: 0-9765288-7-8)

Affiliations / Associations among Higher Education Establishments

UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
REGENT’S UNIVERSITY LONDON
LONDON METROPOLITAN LONDON

Business experiences in similar programs

Abdulkader is the founder of MC Analytics, a startup business that provides consultancy services in the area of Business Forecasting and Financial Modelling. He has worked as senior trainer with Timberlake consultants in London, a worldwide market leader in the sale and distribution of Statistical, Econometric, Forecasting, Mathematical, Operational Research and Qualitative Data Analysis software. Abdulkader started his career at Toyota Motor Corporation as a certified dealer evaluator and has since worked for various business including the notable Hield Furnishings, a leader in Savile row in England.

Examples of companies for which (s)he has worked

TIJATEX, Plein Ciel, Komaroc, SFR, Bouygues Telecom, CRS, IES London, Dominos Pizza, Toyota Motor Corporation, Monza Motors, Renault, Bouygues Telecom and Hield England