- Lead, Performance, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme
Dr Xiaoyan Zhou leads the Sustainable Finance Performance theme at the Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme. Her research interests focus on Sustainable Investment, Transition Risk and Institutional Shareholder Engagement. She publishes in journals such as the Journal of Business Ethics (FT 50) and serves as reviewer for several academic journals including Nature Climate Changes. She won the PRI 2019 Best Quantitative Paper Award.
She holds a PhD in Finance from ICMA Centre, Henley Business School and MLitt in Finance and Management from University of St Andrews.
- Zhou, X., Caldecott, B.L., Harnett, E. and Schumacher, K. (2020) The Effect of Firm-level ESG Practices on Macroeconomic Performance. Working Paper, May 2020, Oxford Sustainable Finance Programme, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment.
- Hoepner, A.G., Majoch, A.A. and Zhou, X.Y. (2019) Does an Asset Owner's Institutional Setting Influence Its Decision to Sign the Principles for Responsible Investment? Journal of Business Ethics: 1-26.
- Caldecott, B., Kruitwagen, L., McCarten, M., Zhou, X., Lunsford, D., Marchand, O., Hadjikyriakou, P., Bickel, V., Sachs, T. and Bohn, N. (2018) Climate risk analysis from space: remote sensing, machine learning, and the future of measuring climate-related risk. Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford (Oxford, UK), Carbon Delta (Zurich, Switzerland), and German Research Centre for Geosciences (Berlin, Germany)