Perin Joseph

Lecturer in Finance and Module Leader

Professional Biography

Perin Joseph has wide experience in teaching finance, financial mathematics and business statistics, for both home and international students up to postgraduate level. He has a strong understanding of data analysis and econometrics and proven team leadership and management experience. His research interests fall under the general theme of financial markets, financial and risk management, and his present research focuses on market volatility dynamics during the global financial crisis using ARCH models.


  • MSc Financial Economics, Department of Finance, BI Norwegian Business School, Norway (Accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA), 1997
  • Master of Qualifying Examination in Economics, Department of Economics & Statistics, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1987
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE equivalent), Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka, 1986
  • BA (Hons) Economics, Department of Economics & Statistics, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1985

Relevant Past Employment

  • 2009 – current: Module leader and Lecturer, Regent's University London
  • 2000 – 2002: Visiting Lecturer, University of North London(now London Metropolitan University
  • 1987 – 1988: Graduate Tutor in Economics, Trinity College (Independent private), Sri Lanka
  • 1985 – 1986: Assisted Professor Dias Hewagame on a World Bank-funded project, Department of Economics & Statistics, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Research Interests

  • Volatility Dynamics
  • Financial Markets
  • Financial Risk Management

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

  • MCSI, Full Member, The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, UK
  • FHEA, Fellow, The Higher Education Academy, UK
  • CMBE, Certified Management and Business Educator, The Chartered Association of Business Schools, UK

Teaching & Course Development

Modules taught include:

  • Financial Management
  • International Finance
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Managerial Finance

Course development:

  • Designed and developed new Corporate Finance module for final-year undergraduates, with advice from Professor Aswath Damodaran, Stern Business School, New York University
  • Designed and developed Global Finance and Risk, a core postgraduate module
  • Designed and developed a second year core Quants module for BSc Accounting & Finance as a member of the programme development team
  • Member of the undergraduate subject review board and undergraduate programme committee, and has also been involved in programme validation