Muhammad Zubair Mumtaz is working as Assistant Professor of Finance in the
School of Social Sciences & Humanities, National University of Sciences
& Technology (NUST), Islamabad. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Finance from the
NUST Business School, Islamabad. His Ph.D. research concentrated in the area of
“Empirical Investigation of Pricing Performance of Initial Public Offerings
(IPOs): Evidence from Pakistan”.
Broadly, his Ph.D. dissertation includes the research for examining
short- and long-run pricing performance of unseasoned new equity issues,
determining the factors caused short- and long-run performance using Extreme
Bounds Analysis (EBA) and employing reverse-engineering DCF model to find out
the growth rate in offer prices. He has six research papers published in local
and international peer-reviewed journals. His research interest includes:
financial markets, risk management, financial derivatives and unseasoned equity
his research exposure, Dr. Mumtaz had over nine years of professional
experience in public and private sector organizations such as Board of
Investment (Ministry of Privatization & Investment, Government of
Pakistan), Privatization Commission (Government of Pakistan) and Saudi-Pak
Industrial & Agricultural Investment Company (a joint venture of Government
of Pakistan and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia). While serving in these departments,
he got exposure in policy formulation, investment promotion, privatization,
corporate restructuring, investment banking, WTO and intellectual property
rights in Pakistan.
Dr. Mumtaz also almost eleven years of teaching experience in different reputed
Dr. Mumtaz participated in Pakistan-China Think Tank Seminar in Beijing held on
14 October 2016 where he exhibited a presentation on “Exploring investment
opportunities for economic corridor”.
but not least, he is the HEC approved PhD Supervisor.