Kanshukan is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Department of Finance and Tax, University of Cape Town. His doctoral study was completed at the Department of Systems and Information Engineering, University of Virginia. His research interests include decision making in consumer lending, credit union models, systemic risk in the banking sector and impact of regulations on financial institutions. His work has been published in the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of the Operational Research Society and Annals of Operations Research. As the Strategic Project’s Manager at UCT’s Faculty of Commerce, he is currently leading a task team focusing on transformation of the faculty.