Professor David Hillier joins Accounting and Finance

Professor David Hillier will be joining the Accounting and Finance Department in September, moving from his current position as head of Accounting and Finance at Leeds University Business School.

Professor Hillier has been at LUBS for six years where he is Centenary Professor and Ziff chair in Financial Markets

Professor Hillier has published academic peer-reviewed articles on corporate governance, insider trading, asset pricing, precious metals, auditing, and market microstructure. His research has attracted an ANBAR citation and best paper prizes and he has presented at many international conferences and seminars.

He is on the editorial board of Accounting and Finance, Accounting Research Journal, Finance Letters, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Review of Behavioral Finance, and African Journal of Finance and Management. He has also reviewed for many journals, including the Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Journal of Corporate Finance, The Financial Review, Journal of Risk and Insurance, Journal of Management Studies, European Financial Management, and Journal of International Money and Finance.

Professor Hillier has taught across the range of his research interests and more general accounting and finance topics in a number of domestic and overseas locations, including Greece, Italy, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Spain, Tanzania and Thailand. He is an established teacher of executive programmes and has conducted courses for a variety of professional clients, including The World Bank and the National Health Service.

External appointments include Visiting Professor at University of Salamanca, Spain; University of Leon, Spain; University of Bologna, Italy; Institute of Finance Management, Tanzania; and Kasetsart University, Thailand. He has acted as an award assessor for Economic and Social Research Council, appointments and promotions Assessor at Hong Kong Baptist University, and External Examiner for London School of Economics and Edinburgh, Lancaster, Manchester, and Durham Universities.

Find out more about Professor Hillier at his website