Dr. Samuel A. Vigne is a Full Professor. Previously, he was an Associate Professor with Trinity Business School. He obtained his PhD in Finance from Trinity College, Dublin, an MSc Finance (University of Dublin), a PGCHET (Queen’s University), and a BSc in Business Economics (Universität Mannheim). His research interests include econometric modelling, international finance, and corporate finance. His research is widely published in ABS4 ranked journals, such as the Journal of Corporate Finance and the European Journal of Operational Research. Furthermore, Samuel serves as the Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier’s Finance Research Letters, which became the 4th best academic outlet in finance by Impact Factor under his tenure. Samuel also serves as Associate Editor for the International Review of Financial Analysis, the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, and Research in International Business and Finance, amongst other academic outlets. Furthermore, Samuel is a consultant for the Association of the Independent Professionals and the Self Employed and develops policy recommendations for HM Government, the Bank of England, and the Government of India. A recognised exemplar in the profession, Samuel is the recipient of multiple teaching awards and received a national distinction for his services during the COVID-19 pandemic.