Dr. Chelsea Yao
My name is Chelsea Yao. I am Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) of Finance and PhD Director in Finance at Lancaster University Management School. I was Visiting Research Professor in 2015 and hold the same position from 2019-2023 at New York University Stern School of Business. I received PhD in Finance from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and Master in Finance from Durham University, United Kingdom. I have published on momentum, contrarian, seasonality, mutual funds and firm’s ESG performance. My current research interests lie in ESG ratings, fund’s ESG performance and disclosure, mutual funds and ETFs’ trading.