I joined Aston Business School in September 2013, having previously taught at two other local universities, module leading in a number of modules including Financial Management, Financial Planning and Stock Markets.
Prior to an academic career I worked in various financial services roles and ran my own FSA regulated advisory firm. I have also acted as an assistant examiner for the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI).
BA with First Class Honours in Business and Finance.
CISI Private Client Investment Advice and Management (Distinction).
2013 – Date: Teaching Fellow in Finance, Aston Business School, Aston University.
2012 – 2013: Senior Lecturer in Finance, Birmingham City University.
2011 – 2012: Visiting Lecturer in Economics. Staffordshire University.
1993 – 2011: Owner/director of FSA authorised advisory firms, including compliance roles.
1984 – 1993: Various banking, insurance and investment positions.
At Aston Business School I am teaching the following modules:
BF2244 Strategic Finance
BF2251 Financial Management
BFM120 Investment Management
I am also the course director for MSc Investment Analysis
Financial capability and inclusion.
Consumer protection and regulation within the financial services industry.
Membership of Professional Bodies
Member (by examination) of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.