Lili Yan

Ms Lili Yan BSc, MSc


Ms Lili Yan joined the Department of Accounting and Finance in August 2019. She is finishing her PhD in Finance at University of Essex. She is also an early career researcher in Finance at University of Greenwich. Her research interests include financial econometrics, asset pricing and portfolio management.

Prior to PhD, Ms Lili Yan worked for a financial software company and a wealth management company respectively.

Responsibilities within the university

Lecturer in Banking and Finance

Modules taught

  • Investment Management (MSc)
  • Banking: Principles, Practice and Regulation (BA/BSc)
  • Personal and Professional Development (BA/BSc)
  • Extended Project (BA/BSc)


  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) - expected 2020
  • PG Certificate in Higher Education - expected 2020

Research / Scholarly interests

  • Financial Econometric
  • Volatility Modelling and Forecasting
  • Asset Pricing

Recent publications


Yan, Lili and , Reilly, Dawn (2023), Building working relationships with peers: an induction activity for students. Educational Development, University of Greenwich. In: , , , . Educational Development, University of Greenwich, Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching, 16 (1) . pp. 49-56 ISSN: 2044-0081 (Print), (doi:

Book section

Decker, Olufemi and , Yan, Lili (2023), Credit unions and credit cooperatives. Springer. In: , , In: Samuel Idowu, René Schmidpeter, Nicholas Capaldi, Liangrong Zu Zu, Mara Del Baldo, Rute Abreu (eds.), Encyclopedia of Sustainable Management. Springer, Cham, Switzerland (1st) . pp. 1-11 . ISBN: 9783030020064 (doi: NB Item availability restricted.