Dina obtained a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Investment Banking at the ICMA Centre, University of Reading in 2016. She received several awards including ‘best performance in cohort’ and the Worshipful Company of International Bankers Prize for ‘best research essay.’ Via a scholarship, Dina also holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) from the CFA UK Institute.
Sponsored by the ICMA Centre, Dina continued to obtain a Master of Science in Financial Research and graduated with a Distinction. Her dissertation was on the performance of religious mutual funds in the U.S.
Dina is currently pursuing a PhD at the ICMA Center under the supervision of Dr Ioannis Oikonomou and Dr Simone Varotto in the area of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and banking risk. Dina is also the Teaching Assistant for undergraduate Econometrics and postgraduate Portfolio Management.