Amir Alizadeh is Professor of Shipping Economics and Finance and a member of faculty at the Centre for Shipping Trade and Finance. Currently, he lectures different topics including Advanced Quantitative Methods, Shipping Investment and Finance, Oil and Energy Transportation & Logistics, Shipping Risk Management, and Energy Project Investment and Finance at Cass Business School.
He has been working on different research projects including modelling freight markets and markets for ships, derivatives and risk management in financial and commodity markets, and forecasting.
He has published in several academic journals in the area of transportation, finance and economics.
He also has visiting positions at University of Geneva and Copenhagen Business School and the ESCP Europe. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Transportation Research Part E, Maritime Policy and Management, Maritime Business Review, Journal of Multinational Finance, and Logistics, while is a member of the scientific committee of the Swiss Research Institute on Commodities (SRIC).
He has been in close contact with the industry, acting as an adviser and consultant for a number of the trading and shipping companies and institutions including the A P Moller Maersk, Baltic Exchange, Danish Maritime Cluster, CMT LPG workshops, OW Bunker, Overseas Shipholding Group, Swiss Shipping and Trading Association (STSA), Barclays Capital, Standard Chartered Bank, Basset & Gold, amongst others.