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University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
United Kingdom

About Hao Quach

Dr. Hao Quach started his academic career in 1998. He joined the University of Lincoln, Business School in January 2014. Prior to that he had worked either as a lecturer or as a research fellow at a number of universities, including Harvard University (United States), California State University at Long Beach (United States), University of Salford-Manchester (United Kingdom), University of Liverpool (United Kingdom), University of Birmingham (United Kingdom), National Economics University (Vietnam) and National University of Vietnam in Hanoi (Vietnam). He has published research in areas of capital markets with specific focus on pricing models, business valuation, investment strategies, corporate governance, behavioral finance, banking system and microfinance. His academic career has been well supported by his extensive private sector experience. He has been working in capital markets as an investment banker since 2006. He served as a member of the board of directors and Vice CEO of a leading investment bank and a board member and investment committee member of an asset management company focusing on Vietnam and Japan markets. He also sat on board of directors of several listed companies in Vietnam. He has intensive knowledge about financial system and capital markets and has been speaking at many investment conferences in East and Southeast Asia, Europe and North America. Dr. Hao Quach follows professional practice route in his academic career. Most of his research time is devoted to applying academic knowledge to real-world problems. He found and oversees the Lincoln Student Managed Investment Fund (LSMIF), one of very few of this kind in the UK, that invests in shares of companies listed on London Stock Exchange just like an investment fund in the real world. The fund is entirely run and managed by students and investments are linked to their study. More information about this fund can be found at or Dr. Hao Quach is a Fulbright Scholar/Research Fellow at Harvard University (United States). He holds a PhD (Accounting and Finance), MBA (International Banking and Finance) from the University of Birmingham (United Kingdom) and a BSc (Economics of Banking and Finance) from National Economics University (Vietnam). He also holds professional qualifications and a full license to run investment management business in Vietnam.

Department Responsibilities

Program Leader: - Master of Science (MSc) International Investment Banking - Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Banking and Finance - Master of Finance (MFin) in Banking and Finance Module Leader: - Corporate Finance 1&2 (Postgraduate) - Commercial Bank Management (Postgraduate) - Investment Banking (Postgraduate)

Subject Specialism

Economics, Finance, Accounting


  • Fulbright Scholar/Research Fellow — Harvard University, 2008
  • PhD Accounting and Finance — The University of Birmingham, 2005
  • MBA International Banking and Finance — The University of Birmingham, 2002
  • BSc Economics of Banking and Finance — National Economics University (Vietnam), 1998


  • Lincoln Individual Merit Award — The University of Lincoln,
  • Fulbright Scholar at Harvard University — Fulbright Program, US Government,
  • Birmingham Business School Bursary for PhD study in the UK — The University of Birmingham,
  • Overseas Research Scholarship for PhD study in the UK — Universities UK,
  • Vietnamese Government Scholarship for MBA study in the UK — Vietnamese Government,
  • Selected for Australian Development Scholarship for master education in Australia — Australian Government,


In his past career as an investment banker, Dr. Hao Quach has involved in various projects in capital markets in Vietnam and Japan. Some of his consultancy experience that benefits his teaching may include: - Advising companies on raising capital through IPOs, equity/bond offerings, private placement; private equity etc. - Advising companies on corporate strategy and restructuring through M&A, strategic alliances, privatization of state-own companies, centralized/decentralized management etc. - Advising his fund management company on raising funds, forming investment strategies, asset allocation etc. Besides, he is an active writer about stock market in Vietnam. His has created his own approach to investing which uses fundamental analysis as a “value screening” tool while technical analysis for “market timing”.

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Research Interests

  • Behavioral finance

  • Business valuation

  • Corporate governance

  • Investment strategies

  • Pricing models

  • Crowdfunding

Research Projects

  • Book: Financial Services for Housing Sector in Vietnam, contributor and editor, 200 pages — National University of Vietnam in 2016
  • Book: Vietnam Economy and Stock Market, author, 330 pages — Sponsored by Military Commercial Bank and published by National Economics University Publisher in 2013
  • Transforming social enterprises in Vietnam — Embassy of Ireland in Vietnam in 2013
  • Developing financial services for the real estate sector in Vietnam — National University of Vietnam in 2012
  • Restructuring the banking system in Vietnam — National University of Vietnam in 2011
  • Corporate reporting and the information disclosure of the listed firms in Vietnam stock market — Ministry of Education and Training of Vietnam in 2010
  • Setting up the Self-reliant Fund for Natural Disaster Mitigation in Vietnam — World Bank, UNDP and other donors under management by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Developm in 2009
  • Access to Credit by Micro Borrowers in Vietnam — Fulbright Foundation in 2008
  • An Assessment of Vietnam Financial Sector — Commonwealth Bank of Australia in 2007
  • What works and why? Social impact analysis of UK Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) — Community Finance Solutions in 2006
  • Understanding the Process - Measuring the True Cost in Delivery of Small Loans to Those Considered Financially Excluded — Community Finance Solutions in 2006
  • Impact Assessment of Rural Finance Project by the World Bank. — State Bank of Vietnam and the World Bank in 2001
  • Impact Assessment of Rural Credit Project by the Asian Development Bank — State Bank of Vietnam and the ADB in 2000
  • Economic Analysis of Opium Alternatives in Kyson, Nghe An. — United Nations Drug Control Programs in 1999

Research in the Lincoln Repository

Degree Responsibilities

  • MSc International Investment Banking - Programme Leader — 2017 to Present
  • MFin Banking and Finance - Programme Leader — 2016 to Present
  • BSc Banking and Finance - Programme Leader — 2016 to Present

Module Responsibilities

  • Corporate Finance 1 & 2 - Module Leader — 2014 to Present
  • Commercial Bank Management - Module Leader — 2016 to Present
  • Investment Banking - Module Leader — 2016 to Present
  • Risk Management in Banking - Module Leader — 2016 to 2017
  • Financial Management - Module Leader — 2014 to 2016

Professional Affiliations

  • Vietnamese Finance Association International — Vice President (2015-2017)
  • The Higher Education Academy (HEA) — Fellow
  • International Society of Vietnamese Economists — Member
  • Lincoln Student Managed Investment Fund (LSMIF) — Founder&Advisor