Faculty Profile

Mayank Patel

Academic Qualification

B. E. (Electrical), M.B.A. (Finance), PG Diploma in Treasury and Foreign Exchange Management

Professional Qualification

Charter holder of CFA Institute-USA

Areas of Specialization

Investment management, corporate finance, financial risk management, quantitative finance, financial modelling

Courses taught/projects handled

Corporate finance, security analysis, portfolio management, quantitative methods, international financial management, derivatives and risk management, commodity markets, financial modelling, financial analytics

Has over 10 years of experience in banking and financial services and has completed nine years as an academician. He has received CFA charter from CFA Institute, USA. His academic interests include financial markets, asset pricing, behavioural finance, risk management and quantitative methods. Specialises in the areas of investment research, corporate finance and financial derivatives. Has presented papers during various conferences and also attended workshops on econometrics and computational finance. He is a keen follower of political economy and developments in the field of education.





  • Currency Carry Trade and International Financial Markets, Oakbrook Business Review, April 2015

  • Performance Evaluation of Indian Mutual Funds Using Data Envelopement Analysis, (co-author - S. Dasgupta) IIMS Journal of Management Science, Jan - March, 2015

  • India Volatility Index, an article published in Treasury Management, February 2009.

  • Portfolio Management Services, an article published in Portfolio Organizer, May 2009.

  • Challenges, Alternatives and Innovations in Social Enterprise Financing, a paper presented at twelfth biennial conference on entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad, February 22-24, 2017.
  • Currency Carry Trade and International Financial Markets. Paper presented during conference of Ahmedabad University. February 2015.
  • Performance Evaluation of Indian Mutual Funds Using Data Envelopment Analysis, a paper co-authored for International Conference of Operational Research Society of India, Jan 6-8, 2012.

  • Gold – An All Weather Investment, a paper presented during international conference, December 26, 2010, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Chennai

  • Computational Finance, March 26-27, 2010, National Institute of Securities Market

  • India VIX: A Study of Relationship with Stock Returns, a paper presented during international conference, January 7-9, 2010, Institute of Management, Nirma University

  • Econometrics for Researchers, April 23-25, 2009, Institute of Management, Nirma University

  • Measurement in Management – series II, September 12-14, 2008, ICFAI Business School, Hyderabad

  • Case Method of Teaching, April 8-9, 2009, ICFAI Business School, Ahmedabad

CFA Institute, USA

Indian Association of Investment Professionals

Ahmedabad Management Association

Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India

(Via Ahmedabad Airport & Indira Bridge), P.O. Bhat 382 428, Dist. Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.


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