Siraz Zubair is a lecturer of finance at the department of finance and accounting at the University of Twente. He finished his PhD in financial management at the University of Twente in 2015. His doctoral research focused on the effect of the financial crisis on the investments and alternative financing sources of SMEs (small and medium sized enterprises) in the Netherlands. He received M.Sc degree in Business Administration with specialization in financial management (University of Twente) in 2010 and BBA degree in Marketing from Rajshahi University, Bangladesh in 2008 where he was listed in the Dean’s Merit list.
His research interest lies on the area of financial management of SMEs (small and medium sized enterprises) and entrepreneurial firms, firms’ dynamics in financial distress, corporate governance, capital market, cybercrime, financial security and block chain, Big data and financial innovation.
1. Trainee Investor Relations, Royal Philips Electronics (May, 2009 – December, 2010).
2. President, Erasmus Student Network Twente, (September, 2011 – September, 2012).
3. Executive member of the supervisory board, Erasmus Student Network Twente, (September, 2012-September, 2013).
4. Chairman, Amnesty International Student Group, Enschede (October, 2012- September, 2015).
5. Treasurer and organizer, Amnesty International Student Group, Enschede (June, 2011 – August, 2012).
6. Participated in the ‘Leaders for Economic Change Program, 2012’ in the Netherlands, selected through a nationwide competition.
His research interest lies on the area of financial management of private, entrepreneurial, high tech, innovative and family firms, firms’ dynamics in financial distress, corporate governance, capital market, cyber-crime, financial security and block chain, Big data and financial innovation.
- The impact of financing on the investments of SMEs: Evidence from the recent financial crisis
- Trade credit as an alternative to bank finance during the financial crisis: Evidence from Dutch SMEs.
- Cash holdings of Dutch SMEs during the financial crisis
- Institutional determinants of the use of lending technologies and financial constraints of SMEs
- Cost of debt and German private Firms
Work in Progress
- Capital structure around the world after the financial crisis
- Capital structure of small firms in Dutch provinces
- Access to finance, R&D investment and growth of European SMEs
- Finance gap and gender: Evidence from European SMEs
- Does working capital management influence profitability of SMEs?
He has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses and in modules in corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, corporate governance, international finance, financial and management accounting in the International Business Administration program and related study program. He has also supervised around 50 BSc/MSc theses students in the realm of finance and accounting.
University of Twente, the Netherlands
- Corporate Finance for MSc
- Entrepreneurial Finance for MSc
- Finance and Corporate Governance for MSc
- Accounting and Financial Management for MSc
- Master Class Financial Management
- Finance for BSc (FAIS module)
- International Finance for BSc (FENSI module)
- Entrepreneurial Finance for Minor
- Technology, Organization, and Management for BSc
Radboud University, the Netherlands
- Management Accounting for MSc
- Accounting and Governance for MSc
- Financial Reporting and Accounting for BSc
- Introduction to Accounting for BSc
- Introduction to Business and Economics for BSc
- Project and Multinational Finance For BSc
- Methods of Research and Intervention for BSc
- Academic Skills for BSc
- Topics in Business Economics for BSc