The Director of the Euro-Mediterranean Network for Economic Studies – EMNES and President of the Euro-Mediterranean Economists Association – EMEA, Prof. Rym Ayadi, participated at the Essex Finance Centre (EFiC) 2019 Conference in Banking and Corporate Finance, which took place in Essex, on 04-06.07.19 The objective of the Conference was to bring together leading academics, practitioners and policy-makers and give them the opportunity to present state-of-the-art research in the broad areas of banking and corporate finance. The symposium also provided a forum to build connections and future collaborations among experts. Prof. Ayadi participated at the Expert panel for “Gender diversity and inclusion in finance and business”, along with Heide Baumann, Council Member, Chatham House, Tim Carrington, Principal, Molland Expert Services, Marion Leslie, Managing Director, Refinitiv. The panel was chaired by Prof. Elisabeth Kelan, Essex Business School.
Established in 2003, the Essex Finance Centre (EFiC) produces internationally renowned finance and banking research. Its members include the 31 finance Faculty at Essex Business School – University of Essex, as well as a number of visiting research fellows from universities across the world.