Dr Zhenghong Ding

Lecturer in Finance, Accounting and Finance
Office 226A - 226A
Second Floor
School of Management
Bay Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision

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Zhenghong is a Lecturer in Finance at the School of Management, Swansea University, a position he has held since January 2024. Prior to this, Zhenghong gained extensive research experience through postdoctoral positions at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Reading. He earned his PhD in Finance from the ICMA Centre at Henley Business School, where he also completed an MSc in Financial Risk Management as the best performing student. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Dalian University of Technology in Mainland China.

Zhenghong's research interests are diverse and encompass climate finance, financing for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), survival risk, and the emerging field of wellbeing finance.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Climate Finance
  • SMEs Financing
  • Credit Risk
  • Behavioural Finance
  • Big data analysis

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Zhenghong's research focuses on corporate finance, climate finance, and behavioural finance, with particular emphasis on the financing issues faced by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs), the physical risks of climate change on corporate sectors, and the impact of mindfulness on financial decision-making. Through his work, he aims to provide valuable insights and solutions to these pressing financial challenges.

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