Leadership at Cass

The Cass Business School is led by an outstanding team of academic and professional staff. Together we strive to fuel the energy and excellence of Cass, supporting our faculty & research, education, community and operations locally and globally.

Cass Leadership

Dean (Interim): Paolo Volpin

Professor Paolo Volpin is Interim Dean at Cass Business School. Prior to this role, he has been Vice Dean and Head of the Faculty of Finance. He is also a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, and a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute. Prior to joining Cass Business School, he was an Associate Professor of Finance at the London Business School and has been Director of the European Finance Association. He has published widely in the top academic journals: American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Economic Perspectives and other journals. His research in corporate finance, especially in the field of corporate governance, has won several awards. He holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University and a Doctorate and a BA also in Economics from Bocconi University.

Chief Operating Officer: Paul Long

Cass Faculty & Research Executive

Gianvito Lanzolla – Head of Faculty-Management

Ian Marsh – Head of Faculty–Finance

Ben Rickayzen – Associate Dean and Head of Faculty–Actuarial Science & Insurance

Bobby Banerjee – Associate Dean-Research & Enterprise

Cass Education Executive

Rich Payne – Associate Dean-Undergraduate Programme

Nick Motson – Associate Dean-MSc Programme

Stephen Thomas – Associate Dean-MBA Programme

Simon Parker – Associate Dean- Education

Cass Community Executive

Andrew Clare – Associate Dean- Executive Education

Sionade Robinson– Associate Dean-People & Culture

Dirk Nitzsche – Associate Dean-Internationalisation

Tim Longden – Director of Development & Alumni Relations

Canan Kocabasoglu-Hillmer - Director, Global Women's Leadership Programme

Cass Operations Executive

Damian Williams – Academic Operations Director

Bunmi Odulaja-HR Manager

Amy Ripley - PR and Communications Manager

Sara Juillet – Director, Postgraduate Careers and Professional Development

Jo Richardson-Smith – Head of Digital Learning

Reema Khan - Head of Principal Gifts