Dr David Ayling

Division: Financial Studies

Location: Room 1.15, Hen Goleg

Telephone: 01248 38 2174

Email: d.e.ayling@bangor.ac.uk


Previous employment include Metal Box (South Africa) Pty., (Management Accountant), Alexander Howden Insurance Group (Research Officer) and University of Wales (Research Officer for SSRC banking supervision project). I have been a lecturer at Bangor since 1980 and tend to think of myself as a "lecturer in finance, either blessed or cursed with a background in insurance. I have also taught a range of other subjects, including accounting, economics and marketing) and I have a special interest in risk management. I have also supervised a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate projects (including PhDs).

Roles within Bangor Business School:

  • Admissions Officer for degrees offered by the Division of Banking, Financial and Economic Studies.

Qualification & Memberships of professional bodies:

  • Qualifications B.Sc. (hons) Administrative Science (Aston) 1976
  • Ph.D. (Catastrophe Underwriting) (Aston) 1982
  • Professional Bodies Member of Geneva Association, IAREP, BAA, EFA, EAA and UK Insurance Economists (at one
    time or another).

Research Interests:

"Risk" - from many perspectives

Key Publications:

  • Books 'Underwriting Decisions Under Uncertainty'.
  • The Internationalization of Stock markets'.
  • Articles and Chapters 'Various' on Finance, insurance and risk management topics.
  • Study Guides for Corporate Risk Management.

Other Professional Interests:

Academic board member for distance-learning MBA run jointly by University of Wales and Manchester Business School.