Nawazish Mirza is a professor of finance at the Excelia Business School, La Rochelle, France. He obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Paris Dauphine and has over 18 years of research, teaching, and consulting experience across Western Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Australia. His research interests include financial technology, credit ratings, risk management, financial intermediation, and valuations. He has extensive professional and consulting experience in credit ratings, investment banking, and the valuation of new technologies. His recent research has been published in the Resources Policy, Journal of Environmental Management, International Review of Economics and Finance, Economic Modelling, Pacific-Basin Finance, Technology, and Social Forecasting, Finance Research Letters, among others. He is associate editor of the Journal of Economic and Administrative Sciences and Economic Research. He is guest editor of Climate Change Economics.