António Freitas Miguel is an Associate Professor of Finance with Habilitation at ISCTE Business School. He is the Director of the MsC in Finance. He has a PhD in Finance from ISCTE Business School, "Essays on International Investments", supervised by Miguel A. Ferreira, and a Postdoc in Finance from Cass Business School, London. He had visiting positions at The University of Miami Business School, Florida, and at The University of Sydney Business School. He has a large experience teaching Postgraduate, MBA and Executive programs, and he was awarded several times the best teacher prize for excellence in teaching. His research interests include mutual funds and international investments and he is a research member of the Business Research Unit - ISCTE-IUL Research Centre, since 2007, and of the Cass Business School Centre for Asset Management, since 2008. He gained a Post-Doctoral Scholarship (2008-2010), and a Sabbatical Grant (2014-2015), both from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. He also obtained research grants from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology for the project "Performance Persistence and The Smart Money Effect in Mutual Funds - International Evidence" (2010-2013, EUR 45,310), and for the project "Mutual fund management, national culture and markets integration" (2016-2018, EUR 67,500). His research has been published in top tier journals, including the Review of Finance and the Journal of Corporate Finance.