Piotr Konwicki is a Senior Lecturer, Finance, at Claude Littner Business School, University of West London. His teaching experience includes Hult Business School (Boston), New College of Humanities, European Business School, BPP University College and University of Bedfordshire. Piotr's Ph.D. thesis on 'Technical Barriers to Trade between Poland and the EU' became part of the Polish White Paper during country's EU accession negotiations. His research interest include Islamic Finance (the latest paper on "Islamic Finance: challenges and opportunities in 2017" has been published by International Business and Global Economy Journal in December 2017), Alternative Investment (latest article on Islamic Private Equity in Africa has been published by Private Equity International), Valuation of companies and general economic problems of taxation and regulation. Piotr is also a co-author of a textbook on Contemporary World Economy, published by the Gdansk University Publications.