Dr. Baoying Lai is currently a senior lecturer at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law. Baoying obtained her PhD in Finance from Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham having previously achieved an Associate Certificate in Teaching and Leaning in Higher Education and MSc in Financial Management & Control. Baoying also holds Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) from the University of East London and is a Fellow Member of Higher Education Authority (HEA) in the UK. Prior to joining University of East London, Baoying had several years' teaching and research experiences in Aston Business School, UK. Baoying is the Course Leader for MSc Finance and Risk programme, which is accredited by the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI). Baoying's research interests are specifically focused on foreign exchange rates, pricing behaviour of international goods, environmental disclosure, carbon performance and corporate governance.