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Vu Trinh (Rainy) joined the University of Huddersfield as Lecturer in Accounting and Finance from September 2019. Rainy has published some articles in world-leading research journals (3* ABS; ISI; Q1 Scopus) such as The European Journal of Finance and Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.

Prior to joining Huddersfield, Rainy worked at Newcastle University (2015-2019), University of Economics and Finance HCM City (2012-2013), and TQT Constructions & Investment Joint Stock Company as a Financial Analyst (2008-2012). During his academic career, Rainy has taught several finance, accounting and economics modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Rainy has successfully passed his viva for a doctoral degree in Finance and Accounting at Newcastle University (UK) on 24 of June 2019. He was awarded a master’s (MSc) in Finance with a distinction and he was ranked second in the whole cohort at Northumbria University (UK). He earned a bachelor’s degree (BSc) in Finance and Banking from the University of Economics with first-class honours and top graduates. He had received several international funding, bursaries, scholarships and other awards. Rainy is currently pursuing the Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). He is a member of the European Accounting Association (EAA) and the European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM).

He is currently the external reviewer of Corporate Ownership and Control Journal. Much of recent work of Rainy has been on board busyness and quality of corporate governance mechanism worldwide, particularly in contexts of ethical finance and religious norms. He has an expertise in developing experimental models, new digital software, and utilising comprehensive datasets in order to examine contemporary issues or debates affecting subject areas like gender, governance and compensation within financial and non-financial institutions, with the aim of presenting informative and conclusive global evidence.

Rainy’s primary interests lie in the field of Corporate Finance & Investments; Corporate Governance & Board Busyness; Investment Appraisals; International Finance & Financial Markets; International Financial Risk Management; Asset Pricing Models; Al, Fintech, Block-chains & Cryptocurrency; and Application of Advanced Statistical Methods and Financial Matrix Techniques to Higher Education.

External positions

External Reviewer, Corporate Ownership & Control Journal

Jun 2019 → …


  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Investment
  • Dividend Policy
  • Market valuation
  • Board busyness
  • Banking
  • Islamic banking
  • Performance
  • Financial stability

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Research Output 2016 2019

Board busyness, performance and financial stability: Does bank type matter?

Trinh, V. Q., Elnahass, M., Salama, A. & Izzeldin, M., 4 Jul 2019, In : European Journal of Finance. 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Financial stability
Board performance
Islamic financial institutions

Differential market valuations of board busyness across alternative banking models

Elnahass, M., Omoteso, K., Salama, A. & Trinh, V. Q., 3 Sep 2019, In : Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Market valuation
Islamic financial institutions
Stock market valuation

Female Leadership and Value Creation: Evidence from London Stock Exchange

Trinh, V. Q., Pham, T. H., Pham, T. N. & Nguyen, G. T., 2 Mar 2018, In : Corporate Ownership and Control. 15, 2, p. 248-257 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Value creation
London Stock Exchange
Firm value
Board of directors

Does Foreign Direct Investment Accelerate Vietnamese Economic Growth? – A Simultaneous Equations Approach

Luu, H. N., Trinh, V. Q. & Nguyen, N. H., 1 Sep 2017, In : Journal of Developing Areas. 51, 4, p. 331-345 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

foreign direct investment
direct investment
foreign investment
economic growth

Systematic risk determinants of stock returns after financial crisis: Evidence from United Kingdom

Trinh, V. Q., Karki, D. & Ghimire, B., 1 Mar 2016, In : Journal of Finance and Investment Analysis. 5, 1, p. 1-28 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Stock returns
Systematic risk
Financial crisis

Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Participating in a conference, workshop, ...

10th International Research Meeting in Business and Management 2019

Marwa Elnahass (Participant), Aly Salama (Participant), Quang Vu Trinh (Participant)
8 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...