Enhancing connectivity between the University of Edinburgh Business School and the Financial Services Industry

Date: Thursday 31st October 2019

Time: 18.00 - 20.30

Venue: University of Edinburgh Business School, 29 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9JS

The University of Edinburgh Business School are delighted to invite you to their first research and networking event on 31 October 2019. The session aims to enhance connectivity between the Business School and the Financial Services industry, and will be hosted by Business Development Manager, Ksenia Siedlecka. During the event, you will hear presentations from six senior Business School academics on their fields of research. It will also be an opportunity for you to learn more about the Business School’s new Fintech Doctoral Programme, which is to be delivered in partnership with companies within the Financial Services industry.


18:00 – Registration

18:15 – Welcome – Professor Jonathan Crook (Director of Research)

18:25 – Engaging with Business School Research – Ksenia Siedlecka (Business Development Manager)

Presentations from Academic members of staff

18:40 – Young Adult Financial Capability – Professor Tina Harrison (Personal Chair of Financial Services Marketing and Consumption)

18:50 – Productivity Dilemma, Barriers to Scaling Up – Dr Alessandro Rosiello (Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship & Innovation)

19:00 – Credit Risk – Professor Jonathan Crook (Professor of Business Economics)

19:10 – Access to Finance for SMEs – Dr Raffaella Calabrese (Chancellor's Fellowship, Data Science)

19:20 – Carbon Accounting – Dr Matthew Brander (Senior Lecturer in Carbon Accounting)

19:30 – Resilience of Teams – Professor Nick Oliver (Professor of Management)

19:40 – Networking

20:30 – Close

If you are interested in attending please contact Thomas Casey (Thomas.Casey@schroderspw.co.uk)