Dr Laurence Jones is a Lecturer in Finance here at Bangor University and Head of the Institute of European Finance’s “Financial Innovation and Data Analytics” research group.
His current research focus is on:
- Modelling dynamic systems to explore how they respond to regulatory and external changes,
- Retail investor behaviour
- Predictive data analytics in a variety of business settings to enhance decision making.
He also has research interests in: Labour Economics, Data Analytics, Stock Recommendations, Credit Ratings, Regulation and policy impact.
As a student, he obtained an undergraduate degree in Physics from the University of Warwick, a MSc and then a PhD in Banking and Finance from Bangor University. Prior to his academic career, Laurence held various positions in data modelling and analysis in a variety of industries including FinTech and auditing and for both small start-ups and well established large businesses.
His background also includes represented Bangor University as The Alun Turing Institute’s Theme Champion for “Economy and Finance, Autonomous Systems”.