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 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).