Fergal O’Connor is a lecturer in Finance and the current London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) Bursary award holder for the study of the precious metals market.
His research focuses on issues around the economics and finance of the precious metals market including: asset price bubbles, price discovery and behavioral puzzles. He is a regular contributor to The Alchemist, a quarterly precious metals market journal and is undertaking a PhD under Prof. Brian Lucey in Trinity College, Dublin.
Before joining York St. Johns he worked in a number of consultancy roles including researching Productivity and Innovation in Small Open Economies for the Northern Ireland Department of Trade Enterprise and Investment and for SME’s in Ireland. After this he lectured in Financial Economics in University College Cork, Ireland, and in the University of Central Lancashire, Preston.