Imperial College London

Dr Mobeen Iqbal

Business School

Visiting Researcher



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Mobeen is currently a Visiting Researcher in the Finance Group at Imperial College Business School, where he also completed a PhD in Financial Economics in November 2019. He joined Barclays Investment Bank in the Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) group in June 2019, where he designs and develops systematic risk premia strategies across various asset classes.

His research interests are in asset price anomalies across FX and equities, delegated asset management, volatility, and quantitative investment strategies. His research papers are available on SSRN here

He has also taught a range of modules including Corporate Finance, Banking Regulation & Monetary Policy, Topics in FinTech Innovation, and Introduction to Mathematics across the MSc, Global MBA, and Executive MBA programmes. In recognition of his teaching, he has been awarded the 'Best Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year' prize. 

Mobeen was an active member of the student leadership body at Imperial College Business School, having served as Chair of the Deans' Student Advisory Council and Chair of the Student-Staff Committee for the Doctoral Programme from October 2015 - March 2018. In recognition of his efforts, he was awarded a President's Medal of Excellence in the 'Outstanding Student Achievement' category in 2017 and a President's Award for Societal Engagement in the student (team) category in 2018.

In addition to a PhD from Imperial College London, Mobeen holds an MRes in Financial Computing with Distinction from University College London, an MSc in Mathematical Modelling & Scientific Computing from Oxford University, and a BSc in Mathematics with First Class Honours from University College London.