Dr AZIZ Saqib 

Assistant Professor

Department : Finance and Accounting

Nationalities :


  • Finance


  • Ph.D. Finance, University of Rennes 1, France
  • Master SKEMA Business School Lille, Lille, 2008
  • Master University of Lille 2, Lille, 2008
  • M.B.A. NUST Business School, Pakistan, 2002



Technology-Related Training

  • 2015

    Training Session for Bloomberg, ESC Rennes, Rennes, France.

Professional Development Research-Related Conference/Seminar

  • 2011

    Theory of Corporate Finance by Prof. Armin Schwienbacher (University Lille Nord de France), Lille, France

  • 2010

    CEMS PhD course on Empirical Corporate Finance by Prof. Jay Ritter, University of Florida, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

  • 2010

    Topics in Corporate Finance, Université Paris-Dauphine, Paris, France

Work Experience


  • Senior Lecturer, Finance and Accounting pole area, Rennes School of Business (2014 – Present)
  • Adjunct Faculty, SKEMA Business School Lille (2013 – 2012).
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Lille 2 (2010 – 2012).
  • Adjunct Faculty, IESEG School of Management (2009 – 2013).


  • 2005 - 2006

    Financial Analyst, ZONG – China Mobile

  • 2004 - 2005

    Credit & International Trade Officer, Bank Alfalah Ltd

Intellectual contributions

Refereed Articles Basic or Discovery Scholarship

Bank Acquisitiveness and Financial Crisis Vulnerability

Authors:Aziz, Saqib, Michael Dowling, and Jean-Jacques Lilti Published in:Bankers, Markets & Investors Date:2016

Presentations of Refereed Papers

Deregulation, M&A activity and Bank Stability: Evidence on U.S. Commercial Banks.

Authors:Aziz, Saqib Published in:6th International Research Meeting in Business and Management, Nice, France. Date:2015

Bank M&A and financial crisis vulnerability

Authors:Aziz, Saqib, E de Bodt, and F Lobez. Published in:30th AFFI International Conference, Lyon, France. Date:2013

Research interests