Shahed completed PhD on analysts' use of accounting information from Judge Business School, the University of Cambridge. He joined Birmingham Business School from University of Warwick in 2022.
Shahed’s main research interest is in analysts' decision-making process. His research has been published in leading accounting journals including Accounting and Business Research, Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal, Contemporary Accounting Research, European Accounting Review and The Accounting Review. He is an editorial board member of Accounting and Business Research journal and one of the editors of the current edition of Wiley Encyclopedia of Management (Accounting). His research was funded by Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, and ICAS-EFRAG. His paper on financial analysts in Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal received highly commended paper recognition.