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Edward Thomas Jones

Lecturer in Economics, Bangor University

Dr Edward Thomas Jones is a Lecturer in Economics at Bangor Business School, Bangor University, with professional experience of working in the private and public sector at a senior level. His research, which mostly has a policy focus, is primarily in the area of financial economics and innovation in public and private finance.

As a student, he obtained an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Economics, a Masters in Banking and Finance, and in 2009 was awarded a PhD in Economics having specialised in economic growth (all at Bangor University). Prior to his academic career, Edward held various private-sector positions in the Irish banking industry, with specific experience in financial and economic modelling and capital calculations. His work was used to aid Senior Management decision-making, forecasting, and pricing, as well as to meet the requirements of public institutions, such as the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the Financial Service Authority (FSA).


  • 2015–present
    Lecturer in Economics, Bangor University
  • 2018–present
    Module Moderator, The Chartered Banker Institute
  • 2019–present
    Non Executive Director, M-SParc
  • 2019–2020
    Expert Adviser to the Finance Committee, Welsh Parliament
  • 2013–2015
    Senior Manager, Bank of Ireland
  • 2010–2011
    Analyst, Allied Irish Bank
  • 2007–2010
    Assistant Manager, Anglo Irish Bank
  • 2004–2006
    Associate, Knowledge Transfer Partnership


  • 2015 
    Royal Statistical Society, Diploma
  • 2009 
    Bangor University, PhD (Econ.)
  • 2006 
    Chartered Management Institute, NVQ (Level 4) Management
  • 2002 
    Bangor University, MA Banking and Finance
  • 2001 
    Bangor University, BSc Economics and Mathematics

Professional Memberships

  • Chartered Management Institute
  • Royal Statistical Society