AXA Chair in Global Finance
In 2017, Professor Victor Murinde was appointed to the AXA Chair in Global Finance at SOAS University of London. The AXA Chair in Global Finance is a full-time permanent academic position, endowed by the AXA Research Fund.
It is to be noted that the AXA Chair is a highly competitive scheme, designed to support research excellence involving significant advancement in a research field within a host institution. Only 13 Chairs have been awarded globally in socio-economic risks and the AXA Chair in Global Finance is the first ever AXA Chair in socio-economic risks in the UK.
Supported by the AXA Chair scheme, the AXA Chair holder – Professor Murinde has founded a world-leading Centre for Global Finance (CGF) at SOAS University of London.