About Cláudia Custódio

Associate Professor of Finance
Cláudia Custódio is a Professor of Finance at Imperial College Business School, London. Previously she was an Assistant Professor at Nova School of Business and Economics in Lisbon and Assistant Professor at Arizona State University.

Cláudia Custódio received her B.A. in Management in 2002 and a Masters in Finance in 2004 from ISCTE Business School in Lisbon, Portugal. In 2010 she received her Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and Political Science. At the London School of Economics she was affiliated to the Financial Markets Group, where she is now a research associate. Previously she has worked in financial auditing and management consulting.

Custódio’s research interests are mainly in corporate finance, including corporate diversification, mergers and acquisitions, capital structure and risk management.

She has taught corporate finance at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Portugal, Mozambique, the UK and the US. She is also the co-author of a Corporate Finance text book in Portuguese, “Finanças da Empresa”, which is the best seller book in this topic in Portugal since 2007.