One of HELP University’s most distinguished graduates, Dr Kelvin Tan Jui Keng (pic), recently wrote back to share some exciting news about his progress as an academic at the world-ranked University of Queensland. Kelvin was promoted to Senior Lecturer in Finance at the UQ Business School and given the 2016 Early Career Researcher Excellence in Research Award by the UQ Faculty of Business, Economics and Law.
Kelvin completed his Diploma in Business with Distinction at HELP in 2004, and completed his BCom (Finance) at UQ with First Class Honours. Joining the faculty of the UQ Business School after completing his PhD, Kelvin rapidly earned a reputation as a researcher specializing in capital structure, corporate finance, debt financing and econometrics. Based on his flourishing research profile, Dr Tan has been invited to undertake applied research for the Australian finance industry.
His work has been published in A-ranked academic and practitioner journals, such as Journal of Corporate Finance. Two of his papers have also been recognized as the Best Papers at both the European Real Estate Society Conference and the 6th Behavioural Finance Conference.