Raghavendra Rau is the Sir Evelyn de Rothschild Professor of Finance.
Professor Rau was Principal at Barclays Global Investors, then the largest asset manager in the world, in San Francisco from 2008-2009. He is Co-Editor of Financial Management, and an Associate Editor of the International Review of Finance and the Quarterly Journal of Finance. His research has frequently been covered by the popular press including the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Economist, among others. Professor Rau is Head of the School's Finance & Accounting subject group, and a member of the Cambridge Corporate Governance Network (CCGN).
Professor Rau has taught at a number of universities around the world, including the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences PO), Purdue University, the University of California at Los Angeles and most recently, the University of California at Berkeley.
He holds an MBA from IIM Bangalore, a MSc and a PhD from INSEAD.
He joined the University of Cambridge in 2011.