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.
[Faculty video] Video
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
[Faculty video] Video
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