Alex Edmans

Alex Edmans


Alex Edmans is an advisor focusing on strategic research and thought leadership around corporate governance and social responsibility.

With research that cuts across executive compensation, governance, behavioral finance, corporate social responsibility, and investment strategies, Alex’s work has been published in the American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, and Journal of Economic Literature.

He has won the Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing, the FIR-PRI prize for Finance and Sustainability, the Investor Responsibility Research Centre prize, and the WRDS Award for Best Empirical Finance Paper by the Western Finance Association. Dr. Edmans has also been named a Rising Star of Corporate Governance by Yale University and a Rising Star of Finance by NYU/Fordham/RPI. He is managing editor of the Review of Finance.

Alex is a professor of finance at London Business School. He began his academic career at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2007.

He received his PhD in financial economics from the MIT Sloan School of Management.