Division of Financial Studies
Building & Room No: Room 202, Hen Goleg
Telephone No: 01248 38 2180
Email address: email@example.com
Director of Research
Professor Stuart McLeay is a qualified chartered accountant who has lived and worked in Germany, France and Italy, having more than ten years experience with the European Investment Bank, Price Waterhouse and other international firms in the financial sector. He was previously at Lancaster Management School, where he completed his PhD at the International Centre for Research in Accounting. He has held the post of visiting professor at the University of Sydney, Copenhagen Business School, the University of Frankfurt, the University of Siena, La Trobe University Melbourne and the University of Technology Sydney. He was previously research fellow at Warwick Business School's Institute for Management Development and the University of Bath's Centre for European Industrial Studies and an ESRC visiting research fellow at the University of Augsburg in Germany and Hautes Etudes Commerciales in France. He is currently involved in the coordination of European doctoral training networks, and his research interests are in accounting, banking and finance. Professor Stuart McLeay is also the Chair of the Trustees of Bangor University Pension and Assurance Fund.
Research interests in accounting, banking and finance: - financial markets, financial analysis, financial reporting, accounting regulation, statistical modelling and comparative international research.
Research Students Supervisor:
University of Sydney (2004-2007), University of Siena (2001-2007) and International Centre for Research in Accounting, University of Lancaster (from 2006).
An ongoing member of the Academic Panel of the Accounting Standards Board.
Guest editor of a double issue edition of Abacus on ‘International Financial Reporting’ (September/December 2006), following the Abacus Forum organised in Sydney (December 2005); guest editor of Abacus on ‘Fair Value Accounting’ (forthcoming 2008), following the Abacus Forum organised in Siena (September 2007).
Editorial Board Membership:
Journal of Management and Governance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Abacus, British Accounting Review, Revista Espa ola de Financiacion y Contabilidad
International expert on the Economics and Statistics Panel for the Italian Research Assessment Exercise in 2005, has acted as assessor of ESRC fellowship applications and Leverhulme research applications, and has reviewed ESRC final reports and grant applications.
Manchester, Lancaster, Warwick, LSE, Imperial, Surrey, Sydney; international expert on the European doctorate panel in Valencia, Madrid
Keynote addresses, and other prestigious guest presentations:
Keynote speaker – Spanish Accounting Association annual conference, Madrid (2006); invited guest speaker – Pacioli Society, Sydney
Organisation of conferences, learned societies and consortia:
Co-ordinated the Framework 5 HARMONIA research training network, and he is a member of the FP6/INTACCT co-ordinating team at the International Centre for Research in Accounting at Lancaster University, and has organised EIASM Advanced Workshops on Capital Markets (Valencia, 2002, 2006)
Other indicators of the impact of research:
Research on financial analysis is described by JBFA (2004,p.583) as ‘the foundations on which other authors have endeavoured to build’, thus providing evidence of a significant contribution to the field.
An invited discussant on market-based research to the JBFA Capital Markets Special Issue (2005), and at the ESRC Conference on Transition to International Accounting Standards in Manchester (2007), and invited contributor of an article on the corporate valuation and the introduction of the euro in a celebratory edition of the Irish Accounting Review (2006) for the European Accounting Association conference in Dublin