Lakshmi Naaraayanan

Assistant Professor of Finance at London Business School

Dr. Naaraayanan is currently an Assistant Professor of Finance at the London Business School, and his research interests lie in the area of empirical corporate finance – including corporate governance, sustainable investing, financial intermediation, and law and finance. His ongoing research focuses on understanding the challenges of climate transition facing companies, households, and investors. His research has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals, including the Journal of Financial Economics and the Review of Financial Studies. His research has won several awards, including the Moskowitz Prize for the Best Paper on Socially Responsible Investing, the European Investment Forum Research Award (Cambridge), among others. His work has been featured in leading media outlets such as the Financial Times, Financial Express, Forbes, International Pensions Europe, Oxford Business and Law, Principles of Responsible Investing, and the World Bank.