Prof. Steve Thomas

Prof. Steve Thomas is Professor of Finance and Course Director for the EMBA and Dubai MBA at Cass Business School, City University of London.  He joined Cass in February 2007, after being Professor of Financial Markets at Southampton University since 1996, and prior to that at the University of Wales, Swansea, from 1992. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Business Finance and Accounting and in a recent review was ranked 11th in Europe for finance research. Since 1988, Steve has been consulting editor of a range of credit publications for FT Interactive Data. He is an examiner for the Investment Management Certificate of the Society of Investment Professionals, and author of the accompanying Official Training Manual.

Steve’s directorships include:

  • Bear Stearns Global Alpha Macro Hedge Fund, London, 2007
  • Director, Firecrest Hambro, (Private Client Investment Management), 2006
  • Member, Investment Committee, Hasley Investment Management
  • Director, Solent Systematic Trading Strategies

His academic prizes include:

  • Best Paper, Global Finance Conference, Dublin, 2005
  • Best Market MicroStructure Paper, Mid-West Finance Meetings, Chicago, 2006