Colleges, School and Institutes
Responsible Banking; Bank Regulation, Governance, Taxation and Supervision; Business Cycles and Financial Crises; Access to Finance (Household and SME); Financial Sector Development.
Andy re-joined the Business School at the University of Birmingham as Professor of Financial Economics and Head of Department of Finance on 1st July 2015 having served as Professor of Financial Economics and Deputy Dean Research in the Business School at Bournemouth University from April 2013.
At the University of Birmingham, he became Professor of Money, Banking and Finance in the Department of Economics in the School of Social Sciences in 1997, where he served as Director of the M.Sc and B.Sc. Money, Banking and Finance programmes. He became Deputy Head of the School of Social Sciences (Resources) in 1996 and served as Head of School between 1997 and 2000. Andy then joined the Business School as Professor of Global Finance and Director of the MBA Global Finance programme in May 2001 before serving as Director of the Finance Research Group and Finance Research Director in the Department of Accounting and Finance.
Andy was: the seminal Deputy Director of CHASM (Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management) from 2010 to 2103 and is currently a core member; and the seminal (Acting) Director of the Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business from January 2017 to August 2017, when Andy became the centre's Deputy Director and Responsible Banking Lead, following the succesful completion of his term as Head of Department of Finance.
Willingness to take PhD students
Bank taxation, regulation and supervision; financial sector development; micro and SME financing; monetary policy and business cycles.