Professor Appeadu joined the Lindner Finance faculty in January 2016. Prior to his current position, Charles worked for CFA Institute, the Global Investment Professional Membership Organization, as the Head of University Relations. In that role, he led the team that set the Strategic direction of CFA Institute in the company’s relationship with the global academic community. Charles also held the role of Director of Examination Development at CFA Institute. Earlier in his career, Charles worked as Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and Georgia State University, Atlanta. He also worked in the Investment Industry as a Research Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Parametric Portfolio Associates in Seattle. Dr. Appeadu has research publications in the Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Performance Measurement and the Transportation Planning and Technology Journal. Charles holds a B.Sc. (First Class Honors) degree in Civil Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana; M.Sc. degree in Transportation Engineering from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; and Ph.D. degree in Finance from the University of Washington, Seattle. Additionally, Charles holds the following professional designations: Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA); FRM (Financial Risk Manager) and CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) designations.
Corporate Finance, Investments and Portfolio Management
Dr. Appeadu has research publications in the Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Performance Measurement and the Transportation Planning and Technology Journal.
Institution: University of Washington
Location: Seattle, Washington
Dissertation: Blockholders, Corporate Control, and Firm Value
Degree: Ph D
Institution: University of British Columbia
Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Major: Transportation and Highway Engineering
Institution: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Location: Kumasi, Ghana
Major: Civil Engineering