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About QFINANCE

QFINANCE is a unique collaboration of more than 300 of the world’s leading practitioners and visionaries in finance and financial management, providing an unparalleled range of cross-referenced resources, which are sure to satisfy the hungriest of minds.

QFINANCE is a one-stop guide for finance professionals including CFOs, finance managers, and trainee accountants, as well as academics and students. It covers key aspects of finance including risk and cash-flow management, operations, macro issues, regulation, auditing, and raising capital. QFINANCE.com provides free access worldwide to the huge breadth and depth of financial content, with compelling updates and functionality.

So whether you need authoritative views, in-depth analysis, or a quick refresher to do your daily tasks more effectively, QFINANCE will suit your needs.

QFINANCE has been created by Bloomsbury Information Ltd in partnership with the Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA). QFINANCE is also available as a reference book in print format as well as an e-book, which will be updated annually, and sold through leading book retailers internationally.

QFINANCE Strategic Advisory Board

QFINANCE is led and guided by a strategic advisory panel, which comprises experts with an international reputation in their respective fields. The panel's members are as follows:

  • Sheikh Hamad Bin Jabor Bin Jassim Al-Thani, Director General, General Secretariat for Development Planning, Qatar
  • Professor Zvi Bodie, the Norman and Adele Barron Professor of Management at Boston University
  • Ian Cormack, Non-Executive Director, QFCA
  • Dr Florence Eid, Managing Director - Middle East & North Africa, Passport Capital
  • Dr Hatem El Karanshawy, Dean, Faculty of Islamic Studies, Qatar Foundation
  • Robert Gray, Chairman, Debt Finance & Advisory, HSBC
  • Professor Hasung Jang, Professor of Finance at Korea University
  • Robert Merton, John and Natty McArthur University Professor at the Harvard Business School, Nobel Prize laureate 1997
  • Jim O'Neill, Chief Global Economist, Goldman Sachs
  • Dr. Michael K. Ong, Professor of Finance, Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Sir John Stuttard, Vice-Chairman Advisory, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, formerly Lord Mayor of London
  • Jackson Tai, formerly Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DBS Group Holdings & DBS Bank, Singapore
  • Professor Laura Tyson, Professor of Business Administration and Economics, Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley

Our Contributors

QFINANCE contributors are drawn from the many areas of finance within both financial and nonfinancial organizations. The contributors have been chosen to write for QFINANCE on the basis of the relevance and length of their experience, tested leadership qualities, and their ability to communicate effectively.

The QFCA

The Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFCA) is a financial and business center established by the government of Qatar in 2005. It lies at the heart of Qatar’s dynamic economic growth and investment strategy. With a world-class business and legal infrastructure, it aims to help international and domestic financial services institutions and the firms that provide them with professional services generate new and sustained revenue streams in Qatar and in the wider Gulf region... Qatar Finance Centre Authority (QFCA) website

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Bloomsbury Information Ltd is a subsidiary of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, one of Europes leading independent publishing houses with a reputation for a high-quality management team and a highly valuable portfolio of intellectual properties. Bloomsbury Publishing was founded in 1986 on the principle of publishing books of the highest quality—bringing quality to the mass market. It has evolved considerably as a result of acquisitions and building a stable of excellent authors and titles... Bloomsbury website

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QFINANCE is truly the most indispensable resource for both the budding finance professional and for those who consider themselves experts.
William D. Cohan, winner of the 2007 FT/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award