Private Island Fintech Edition

28-29 Feb 2024 | Dubai

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24 - Ullas Rao

Dr. Ullas Rao

Assistant Professor Of Finance Heriot-Watt University Dubai

About the Speaker:

Dr. Ullas Rao is the Assistant Professor of Finance, School of Social Sciences at Heriot-Watt University, Dubai.

He earned his doctorate in finance for his work on ‘Posterior Analysis of Mergers & Acquisitions in International Financial Scenario during the Last Decade’ from the University of Mysore, India, under the guidance of Dr. M. R. Suryanarayana Murthy (PhD Birmingham, UK). With more than 12 years of teaching, consulting and research experience.

Dr. Rao has made significant contributions in disseminating financial education through high-impact educational programmes for a wide audience of undergraduate, postgraduate, and management students. He has also conducted a significant number of training and consulting programmes on finance for some leading Indian and multi-national corporations, which have been rated highly by their participants.

In addition, to demonstrating strong organisational skills, he has conducted numerous high-impact and influential conferences and seminars on finance in India and the UAE. Dr. Rao has published extensively in journals of international repute and presented papers at leading International conferences, including the 22nd Australasian Conference on Banking & Finance, held in Sydney, Australia, in 2009.

Other Speakers in this Summit:

Adnan Al Noorani

Founder of Future Innovation Summit & Chairman of the Board at LEO Investments & D1 Technologies

H.E. Mohamed Bin Taliah

Chief of Government Services of the UAE Government | Prime Minister’s Office – UAE

Salim Al Shaami

Executive Director – Government Services Sector | Prime Minister’s Office
43 - H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi

H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi

Former Minister of Climate Change and Environment, United Arab Emirates
Her Excellency Dr. Maryam Mohd Fatma Matar

Her Excellency Dr. Maryam Mohd Fatma Matar

MD, PhD, Founder & Chairperson UAE Genetic Diseases Association (UAEGDA)
His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim

His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim

Chairman of Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries (DCMMIEmirates)