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.

Three core faculties:


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