Gyöngyi Lóránth is a Professor of Finance at the University of Vienna. She joined the university in 2009 after her employment at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. She previously held a postdoctoral position at the London Business School. She received her PhD in Economics from Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona (1999) and from Université Libre de Bruxelles (2003). Loranth’s research interests focus on financial intermediation, corporate finance and corporate governance. Her research has been published in leading academic journals such as the Review of Financial Studies, Review of Finance, Management Science and Journal of Financial Intermediation among others. She has taught several courses in Corporate Finance at the Judge Business School, Manchester Business School, Central European University, Humboldt University, Pompeu Fabra University and ESADE Business School as well as tailor-made executive courses for banks.