abdulkader-aljandali-phd Abdulkader Aljandali, Ph.D., is a Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Finance and Business Forecasting at Regent’s University London. He acts as a visiting professor at overseas institutions in Canada, France, and Morocco.

Professional Biography

Senior lecturer currently leading the Business Forecasting and the Quantitative Analysis for Finance module at Regent’s University London. Research interests revolve around the modelling of volatility patterns in the foreign exchange market, especially those pertaining to developing countries’ currencies. More than 40 exchange rates have been examined so far using statistical and econometric approaches. Open to potential partnerships with Researchers and Publishers working on the modelling  in emerging markets.


  • 2014 PhD in Finance, London Metropolitan University
  • 2013 PGCE Postgraduate Certificate in Education, London Metropolitan University
  • 2011 PTLLS Preparation for Teaching in Lifelong Learning Sector, Edexcel London
  • 2009 MA in International Finance, London Metropolitan University
  • 2006 BSc in Auditing and Management Control, ENCG Settat

Relevant Past Employment

  • 2012 – 2015 Knowledge Seekers UK, Finance Consultant & Trainer
  • 2013 – 2014 QA Business School, Visiting Lecturer in Finance
  • 2011 – 2013 West London College, Associate Lecturer in Finance
  • 2010 – 2014 London Metropolitan University, Lecturer in Finance and Quants
  • 2008 – 2010 Hield Furnishings Ltd., Junior Finance Officer
  • 2006 – 2008 TOYOTA Motor Corporation, Internal Auditor / Area Manager

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

  • HEA (Higher Education Academy) Fellow
  • BAFA (British Accounting and Finance Association) Member
  • JCI (Junior Chamber International) National board member

Teaching & Course Development

  • Business Forecasting with SPSS and EViews
  • Quantitative Analysis for Finance

Research Supervision

  • BSc., MA and MSc. Dissertations.

Research Interests

  • Emerging markets
  • Financial modelling
  • Regional studies


  • Aljandali, A. (2016) Big Data & SPSS: A Guide for Business & Finance Students, Springer, New York (ISBN 978-3-319-45527-3)
  • Aljandali, A. & Laaribi, A. (2015) The relationship between the EU and Morocco – in the EU and the Circle of Fire, published by Regent’s University London

Other Outputs

  • Limerick Fund post-doc Grant, 2013
  • Vice Chancellor PhD Scholarship (Doctoral studies), 2009
  • UNESCO Scholarship (Degree studies), 2001

Conference Papers Given

  • Exchange Rate Modelling in CACM– BAFA Annual Conference, University of Bath, 2016
  • Exchange Rates and International Relations, EU Know How Transfer, Brussels, 2015
  • Exchange Rates and Central Bank Policy, ISCAE Casablanca, Morocco, 2014
  • FX Combination Forecasting, Scottish Doctoral Colloquium, University of Strathclyde, 2013
  • Exchange Rate Modelling & Forecasting in SADC, IAABD Conference, Eljadida, 2012
  • Exchange Rate Forecasting in Southeast Asia, Life beyond PhD conference, Windsor, 2010
  • Exchange Rate Modelling in the Emerging World, Middlesex University, 2010

Grants Awarded

  • Limerick Fund post-doc Grant, 2013
  • Vice Chancellor PhD Scholarship (Doctoral studies), 2009
  • UNESCO scholarship (Degree studies), 2001