University of Bath School of Management University of Bath School of Management


Accounting, Finance & Law (AFL)

Marketing, Business & Society (MBS)

Information, Decisions & Operations (IDO)

Strategy & Organisation (SO)

Accounting, Finance & Law Area of research
Professor David P. Newton Professor David P. Newton (Head of Division) Option pricing and mathematical finance. Financial instruments and markets
Professor Michael B Adams Professor Michael Adams Risk management & strategic finance Corporate governance & risk Accounting issues in Insurance Historical development of insurance markets Economic efficiency & market structure in insurance markets.
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Professor Clive Lennox Professor Clive Lennox Auditing, disclosure, fraud, bankruptcy, empirical research methods, and Chinese accounting and auditing. 
Placeholder image Deb Lewis Financial Reporting under International Financial Reporting Standards and in Corporate Finance.
Professor Ania Zalewska Professor Ania Zalewska Emerging markets, Regulation, Pension reforms, Corporate governance
Dr Paul Baker Dr Paul Baker Business Taxation, Foreign Direct Investment, Trade
Dr Philip Cooper Dr Philip Cooper Accounting, Sustainability, Education
Placeholder image Mr Ian Crawford Audit, Accounting Education.
Martin Diedrich Martin Diedrich Yield-curve modelling, network analysis, portfolio management tools
Dr Richard Fairchild Dr Richard Fairchild Behavioural Corporate Finance; Venture Capital Contracting and Performance; Applications of Game-theoretic tools to Corporate Finance Decision-Making; the effects of agency problems and asymmetric information on corporate capital structure.
Dr Simone Giansante Dr Simone Giansante Banking Regulation, Financial Networks, Financial Stability and Systemic Risk, High Frequency Finance and Real Time Trading Algorithms
Portrait of Prof Dimitrios Gounopoulos Professor Dimitrios Gounopoulos Initial Public Offerings, Earnings Management, Executive Compensation, Board Structures, Investment Banking, Corporate Governance, Behavioural Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions
Dr Ufuk Gucbilmez Dr Ufuk Güçbilmez Corporate finance, behavioural economics/finance
Placeholder image Dr Winifred Huang Corporate Finance, Dividend Policy, Corporate Liquidity Management, Capital Structure, SMEs Finance, Entrepreneurial Finance
Dr Richard Jackson Professor Richard Jackson Corporate insolvency, prudential regulation, derivatives, earnings.
A portrait of Dr Sadegh Javaheriafif Dr Sadegh Javaheriafif Corporate Capital Structure, Corporate Bankruptcy, Capital Structure and Firm Performance
Dr Weixi Liu (known as Louis) Dr Weixi Liu (known as Louis) Pension Economics, Entrepreneurial Finance, Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital & Private Equity
Dr Xin Liu Dr Xin Liu Empirical assets pricing, behavioural finance
Portrait of Dr Qing Qiu Dr Ting Qiu Financial Market, Asset Pricing, Market Liquidity, Accounting and Education
Machaela Parkin Mrs Machaela Parkin Business Law and Employment Law.
Dr Petro Perotti Dr Pietro Perotti Capital market effects of accounting information, financial reporting quality, empirical market microstructure
Portrait of Emmanouil Platanakis Dr Emmanouil Platanakis Estimation Risk Management, Portfolio Management and Evaluation, Portfolio Theory, Alternative Investments, Pension Finance
Portrait of Claire Russell Claire Russell Business, Company, and Commercial Contract Law
Dr Hanwen Sun Dr Hanwen Sun Corporate finance and corporate governance, insider trading, short selling and institutional investors
Dr Fanis Tsoligkas Dr Fanis Tsoligkas Insider trading, financial reporting discretion
Portrait of Timothy Wakeley Timothy Wakeley Senior teaching Fellow in Marketing, Business and Society
Mr Michael Willis Mr Michael Willis Working Capital management, Corporate Growth and Economic value creation within organisations
Ms Janet Wilson-Ward Mrs Janet Wilson-Ward Commercial and company law, and Employment law. Focus on International Trade Law, corporate liability, and compensation culture.
Portrait of Dr Ru Xie Dr Ru Xie Empirical Money and Banking, Financial Crisis, Liquidity Risk, Asset Pricing, Negative Interest Rate Policy

Additional Accounting, Finance & Law Information

The following staff have professional qualifications and experience of various roles in accounting practice.

If you are a student interested in following a professional accounting career, they will be happy to discuss this career path with you.


Marketing, Business & Society Area of research
Professor Nancy Puccinelli Professor Nancy Puccinelli (Head of Division) Retailing, Consumer Behaviour, Affect and Emotion, Advertising Effectiveness, Pricing
Dr Krista Bondy Dr Krista Bondy Corporate social responsibility, sustainability, power, systems thinking, organisational resilience, governance, ethics and critical perspectives. 
Dr Rob Branston Dr Rob Branston Utility companies, Strategic Decision-making, Governance, Stakeholders
Professor Andrew Crane Professor Andrew Crane Business ethics; corporate social responsibility; business and sustainability
Dr Iain Davies Dr Iain Davies Fair Trade and Social Enterprise research; Ethical Luxury Markets; Key Account Management and Business Networks
Dr Chris Dawson Dr Chris Dawson Labour Economics; Behavioural Economics; Entrepreneurship; Self-Employment; Temporary Employment; Job Satisfaction; Incentive Pay; Optimism
Dr Debra Desroches Dr Debra Desroches The impact of marketing activities and practices on the consumer; policy issues surrounding food marketing
Dr Sarah Glozer Dr Sarah Glozer Corporate social responsibility, CSR communication, dialogue, organisational legitimacy, responsible consumption, social media marketing
Dr Johanne Grosvold Dr Johanne Grosvold Business Society and Business Economics
Dr Haiming Hang Dr Haiming Hang Consumer behaviour, advertising, international retailing
Dr Stefan Hielscher Dr Stefan Hielscher Business and economic ethics; history of CSR practice, sharing economy, discourse failure
Dr Tim Hill Dr Tim Hill Social movements, Market change, Ethnographic research methods
Dr Kostas Iatridis Dr Kostas Iatridis Corporate responsibility, corporate sustainability, environmental management, responsible research and innovation.
Placeholder image Dr Sam Johnson Consumer Psychology; Behavioural Economics; Judgment and Decision-Making; Cognitive and Behavioural Sciences.
Portrait of Donald Lancaster Mr Donald Lancaster International marketing and advertising, agency-client relationships, branding, multi-channel communications.
Dr Zoe Lee Dr Zoe Lee Social Desirability Bias, Rebranding, Charity Mergers, Brand Identity
Dr Elizabeth Mamali Dr Elizabeth Mamali Consumer culture, consumption communities, taste/distaste, alternative modes of organizing, ethnographic approaches to consumption.
Professor Pierre McDonagh Professor Pierre McDonagh Sustainability; Sustainable Communication; Sustainable Brands; Sustainable Consumption & Production; Transformative Consumer Research; Consumer Culture Theory; Co-creation & Activism, Dark Marketing
Dr Peter Nuttall Dr Peter Nuttall Consumer research, adolescents, identity, symbolic consumption
Professor Stephen Pavelin Professor Stephen Pavelin Corporate social responsibility, Corporate reputation, stakeholder management, business economics
Dr Lynda Porter Dr Lynda Porter Corporate social performance
Dr Bruce Rayton Dr Bruce Rayton Strategic Human Resource Management; Employee Commitment; Incentive Pay; Corporate Governance
Dr Phil Tomlinson Dr Phil Tomlinson Globalisation, Governance, Development, Clusters
Annie Snelson-Powell Annie Snelson-Powell Marketing, Business and Society
Professor Avi Shankar Professor Avi Shankar Consumer research; Consumer Culture Theory
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A person in a library Dr Lorna Stevens Consumer Culture, Advertising, Popular Culture, Media Studies, Media Consumption, Brands and Branding, Retail Brandscapes
Dr Joanna Syrda Dr Joanna Syrda Industrial Organisation, Applied Microeconomics, Labour Economics


Strategy & Organisation Area of research
Portrait of Nancy Harding Professor Nancy Harding (Head of Division) Working lives, exploitation, control and resistance, gender, critical management/leadership studies; embodiment and identities.
Professor Andrew Brown Professor Andrew Brown Narrative, Sensemaking, Identity, Change
Dr Hong T. M. Bui Dr Hong T. M. Bui Learning organisation, systems thinking, innovation, sustainability, uncertainty
Dr Katharina Chudzikowski Dr Katharina Chudzikowski Careers, employment relations, cross-cultural perspectives on careers, representation of knowledge workers
Dr Ian Colville Professor Ian Colville Behavioral, Social Studies, Services
Dr Daniela Defazio Dr Daniela Defazio

Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Management of Technological Innovation; Academic Entrepreneurship; Academia–Industry Interaction; Networks.

Dr Panos Desyllas Dr Panos Desyllas

High technology Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) and innovation performance; Capturing value from service and business model innovation; Vertical boundary decisions.

Professor Dimo Dimov Professor Dimo Dimov Entrepreneurship, Innovation
Professor Jurgen Enders Professor Jürgen Enders The regulation, funding and organisation of higher education and research; management/leadership and organisational change in universities; the student experience, employability and graduate careers; the socio-economic impact of universities; and academic work and career.
Dr Felicia Fai Dr Felicia Fai Technological capabilities, innovation and strategy
Dr Virgilio Failla Dr Virgilio Failla Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Microeconometrics
Professor Yiannis Gabriel Professor Yiannis Gabriel Leader-follower relations, leader pedagogy and leadership dysfunctions - Storytelling, narrative and folklore as means of studying organizational symbolism ...
Dr Julie Gore Dr Julie Gore The Psychology of Decision Making Behavioural Science, Managerial Cognition, Qualitative Research Methods
Stefanie Gustafsson Dr Stefanie Gustafsson Professional work, Professional Service Firms (PSFs), Careers, Trust, Qualitative research methods.
Dr Nina Katrin Hansen Dr Nina Katrin Hansen HRM Systems & Intellectual Capital Architectures, HRM in Professional Service Firms, Organisational Learning & Capabilities, Micro–Foundations of Strategic Management.
Professor Veronica Hope Hailey Professor Veronica Hope Hailey Strategic Change, HR Strategy, Trust and Trust Repair, Employee Engagement, the Employment Relationship.
Andrea Herepath Dr Andrea Herepath

Strategic management, strategy-as-practice, strategy formulation, implementation and change; Institutional theory, logics and work; Critical realism, critical discourse analysis

Dr Cornelia Lawson Dr Cornelia Lawson Open Science, Labour mobility, Academic Entrepreneurship, Cross-sector collaborations and networks, Innovation and technology management, Careers of young academics
Portrait of Jack Lee Dr Jack Lee Internationalization of higher education, globalization, cultural diplomacy, research and innovation policy, faculty development, regionalization, intercultural communication
Portrait of Dr Tahiru Azaaviele Liedong Dr Tahiru Azaaviele Liedong Nonmarket strategy, Corporate Political Activity, Corporate Governance, International Business
Professor Mairi Maclean Professor Mairi Maclean My research interests include international business elites and elite power from a Bourdieusian perspective, entrepreneurial philanthropy, storytelling, and historical organisation studies.
Dr Orietta Marsili Professor Orietta Marsili New firm survival, exit strategies, innovation and M&A.
Professor Michael Mayer Professor Michael Mayer Strategy, Institutions, Organizations, Comparative and International Business Organization and Management.
Dr Monia Mtar Dr Monia Mtar How multinational firms manage issues of strategic importance as they face competing demands for global integration and localisation; the impact of socio-cultural contexts on multinational firms’ behaviour; French multinationals; developments of comparative management theories in the field of international management.
Placeholder image Dr Farooq Mughal Critical Management Education, Leadership Development, Organisational Learning and Action Technologies
Dr Rajani Naidoo Professor Rajani Naidoo Public sector markets, consumer culture, branding, higher education
Portrait of Dr Bruno Oliveira Dr Bruno Oliveira Entrepreneurial education; impact of technology on improving learning experience
Portrait of Professor Anne Rixom Professor Anne Rixom Professionalisation of higher education management; Identity and roles in higher education; Organisational structures and decision making in higher education
Portrait of Dr Yasin Rofcanin Dr Yasin Rofcanin Flexible work practices, family supportive work practices, telecommuting, HR differentiation, relational job designs, job crafting, idiosyncratic deals, emotions, team dynamics, diary designs, experimental designs
Portrait of Rossella Salandra Rossella Salandra Knowledge dissemination, Innovation, Evidence, Academics' Practices, Pharmaceutical
Professor Ammon Salter Professor Ammon Salter Technology and Innovation Management, Open Innovation, University-Industry Interactions, Social Networks and Innovation
Dr Henrietta Sherwin Dr Henrietta Sherwin Innovation and entrepreneurship; social enterprise; governance; social influence; social marketing; evaluation and impact methodologies; action research; circular economy; sustainable transport systems
Dr Robin Shields Dr Robin Shields Higher education, globalization, international development, social network analysis, quantitative methods
Professor Juani Swart Professor Juani Swart Managing Knowledge and Knowledge workers, Professional service firms, Intellectual capital, Knowledge mapping
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Professor Edmund Thompson Professor Edmund Thompson International competitiveness and strategy, international political economy and socio-psychological environments 
Professor Russ Vince Professor Russ Vince Organisational Learning, Leadership and Change
Dr Zeynep Yalabik Dr Zeynep Yalabik Organizational Commitment; Employee Engagement; Turnover; Satisfaction with HRM practices; Organizational Socialization; Mergers
Dr Chenjian Zhang Dr Chenjian Zhang Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Organisational Change & Innovation, Trust Research, Neo-institutional theory, social networks, Corporate Social Responsibility