Position: Principal Lecturer Finance (Associate Professor); Programme Director, MSc Oil & Gas Trade Management; Associate Director, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies
Faculty: Business & Management
School/institute(s): Business & Management, Politics & International Relations
Areas of Expertise: Empirical Finance and Energy Trading
Dr Elias Boukrami is the programme director of the MSc Oil and Gas Trade Management, a programme that he created and successfully developed. Dr Boukrami is the associate director of the Regent’s Centre for Transitional Studies (Transnational Finance Group), where he recently contributed with fellow colleagues of RCTS in raising a research grant of £14,750 from the an external research funding. He participated in the last revalidations of BA International Business as subject leader for accounting, finance and economics modules. Dr Boukrami is a Fellow member of the Higher Education Academy and member of the Chartered Management Institute. Dr Boukrami holds a PhD in Empirical Finance. His core area of research is financial derivatives and particularly swaps. His books publications include “The History of the Algerian Banking Industry, 1830 to 2010”, this title was edited by Mellen Press Publishing. Dr Boukrami a member of the editorial board of the International Journal of Islamic Marketing and Branding, published by Inderscience Publishers. Dr Boukrami acted recently as book reviewer for Palgrave McMillan Publishers for a major Oil and Gas management textbook, in addition to his reviews of the Financial Services related conference papers for the Euromed Research Business Institute Conference. He led a consultancy project with a group of senior trading analysts at an international bank. The project aimed to optimize the FX and money markets positions of the bank portfolios. In 2012 Dr Boukrami acted as an external academic advisor for East London University during the development and the validation of the MSc Programme in Islamic Banking and Finance. More recently Dr Boukrami acted as external member of the validation panel during the validation process of three MSc finance programmes at Staffordshire University. Dr Boukrami chaired PhD examinations and is an invited professor at University of Lyon 3 IAE. He also appears regularly in the press and media (BBC, Banker Magazine, World Commerce Review). He also speaks regularly in the UKTI conferences promoting Regents University London and British Higher Education from a global perspective.
Dec 2012-Present: Cardiff Metropolitan University. PhD Supervisor
Currently supervising two doctorate students and leading research seminars.
Jan -Dec 2012: University of East London, Royal Dockland Business School
External advisor for the newly developed MSc Islamic Banking and Finance.
Oct 2009-2014: University of Westminster, Visiting Lecturer in Finance.
Supervise post graduate’s projects and dissertations; establish research and discussion groups
Sept 2006-now: Visiting Lecturer in Risk Management at the Bank of Algeria and Universite de Lyon III.
Oct 07-Dec 2009: Project Manager of Financial Consultancy in Banking Treasury.
Led a team of financial traders and risk analyst that designed and implemented a quantitative model that optimised the revenues of the daily foreign exchange activities of a client bank Lead investment training course in London for the Kuwait Financial Authority senior staff.
Sept 04-Jun 2008: Lecturer and Module Leader in Corporate Finance, Global Financial Investment and Financial Securitization at Salford University, Salford Business School.
Design, Concept and Leads lectures in Corporate Finance, Global Financial Investments and Securitisation, Supervise students’ projects and MSc dissertations, establish research and discussion groups with the students.
June 03-Dec 2005: Research Associate with Financial Management Research Group at the Metropolitan University of Manchester
Conduct Quantitative and Statistical Analysis for the research group with specific financial and economic project.
Jun 01-Oct 2002: Financial Assistant with Labandji Accounting Cabinet, Algeria
Jan 98 – Jul 1998: FX Trading assistant, Banque Algerienne du Developement Rurale, Algeria
Membership of University committee(s) and task group(s)
Omar Al Serhan, Current Student, PhD, starting in 2011,
First Supervisor, “The Impact of boycott on consumers behaviour”.
Abdul Baki, Current Student, PhD, starting in 2013,
First Supervisor, “The impact of capital structure, Interest rates and tax on Islamic and conventional banks financial performance: A comparative study”.
My key area of research includes the effect of various types of derivatives uses on organisations risks profiles. I am also interested in non-conventional banking such as Islamic Banking and whether its current application is an alternative to conventional banking or just an extension of it.
2015 Anabel Gutierrez, Elias Boukrami & Ranald. I. Lumsden; (2014), “Cloud Computing adoption: UK end users perspective”. International Journal of Information Management. (2* ABS).
2015 Carl Dafgard, Elias Boukrami & Abdelhafid Benamraoui; (2014), “Rethinking the Practice of the UK Islamic Retail Banking”. Paper submitted in Journal of Business Ethics. (3* ABS).
2014 The InnerCirle Regents University London Magazine. “Is Oil just a commodity or more than that?”
2012 The Algerian Journal of Public Finance, Vol 1(2) “The Impact of Interest Rates Swap Activity on Bank’s Stock Volatility: An Empirical Portfolio Approach,”
2007 Handbooks of Management Accounting Research Volume 1, Elsevier “Risk and Control: Drivers, Practices and Consequences”, Research Project funded by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and led By Prof: Tony Berry.
2003 “The Use of Interest Rate Swap by US. Commercial Banks”, The Manchester Graduate Business School, The Social Science Network Review, USA. www.ssrn.com
2002 “British Universities Accounting Management and its Impact on the Performance” Research Project Leaded by Dr T.Beasley, Manchester Metropolitan University and The British Association of Management.
2014 Book manuscript “The History of the Algerian Banking System: 1830-2010”, Mellen Press Ney York, Co-authored with Dr A. Benamraoui, University of Westminster.
2014 Book chapter 27: “Swaps and Risk”, book edited by Professor Kent Baker and Professor Greg Filbeck, “Financial Investment Risk Management” University of Oxford Press, NY.
2014 Member of the Editorial Board for the Inderscience Publishers peer reviewed journal, “The International Journal of Islamic Marketing and Branding”
2014 Reviewed a major Oil and Gas management textbook for Palgrave Macmillan Publishers.
2014 UK Trade & Investment Energy Education & Training 2014, London. “What Role can British Universities Play in Supporting the Global Energy Industry?”
2013 The 4th Global Islamic Marketing Conference, Istanbul, “Islamic Retail Banking in the UK between Challenges and Opportunities”
2012 Middle East Association London, UKTI, “The Maghreb” Conference, “The Algerian Baking System Between Challenges and Opportunities”
2012 Research Conference at Lyon III University. The Euro Crisis and the Future of the Euro as Common Currency, International
2011 Unviersity of Ouergla, Algeria, Finance and the Environment Conference paper’s presentation: The EU public debts crisis and its impact on the Algerian economy.
2011 Algeria Summer University in Tlemcen, Association of Algerian Competences, Led Presentation about the term structure of interest rates and monetary policy of UK and Algeria economies
2011 Unviersity of Lyon III, Jean Moulin, International Research Conference, Led Presentation about the Role of Financial Markets in Economic Growth or Recession.
2008 Unviersity of Ouergla, Hassi Messaoud, Algeria, Economic Conference, Led conference with paper presentation on the financial crisis and its impact on the emerging economies in the region. Major participants were academics, media and oil industry managers from Sonatrach, BP, Schlumberger.
2008 Credit Populaire d’Algerie, Two day workshop seminar on the Corporate Governance and Risk Management in the Retail Banking. Major participants were regional managers and branch managers of the bank.
Was awarded with the MSC OGTM team the prize of the 2014 Trustees’ prize for the Regents University London best team.
Raised a research grant of £14,750 financing a research project on “The Impact of Financial Bubbles on the Global Real Economy”. The funding was granted by the Algerian Department of Higher Education and Scientific Research for the Regent’s Centre for Transnational Studies.
Was awarded a government scholarship for postgraduate doctoral studies in the UK, by the Algerian Government.
Last updated: 21 June 2017