Areas of expertise and indicative Executive PhD research topics

Cass Business School research activity is organised around three core faculties, and interdisciplinary Research Centres and groups.


Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance

Areas of expertise in the Faculty of Actuarial Science and Insurance:

  • General and life insurance
  • Health and social care
  • Machine learning and analytics
  • Mortality and longevity modelling
  • Pensions and investment
  • Risk management
  • Statistics
  • Stochastic modelling of risk in insurance and finance

Faculty of Finance

Areas of expertise in the Faculty of Finance:

  • Accounting
  • Asset Pricing and Market Microstructure
  • Banking and FinTech
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance and ESG
  • Finance and the Real Economy
  • Financial Econometrics
  • International Finance
  • Mathematical Finance

Faculty of Management

Areas of expertise in the Faculty of Management:

  • Business ethics and corporate social responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Human resource management
  • Information management and digital technology
  • Marketing
  • Organization theory or behaviour
  • Operations management
  • Public and voluntary sector management
  • Strategy

Research topics of current Executive PhD candidates