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April 6, 2019

Bangor Business School banking professor elected to BAFA executive council

Bangor Business SchoolA professor from Bangor Business School has been elected to The British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) executive council.

Professor John Ashton – a Professor of Banking – received this prestigious honour following his election to the Chair of the Financial Markets and Institutions Special Interests Group within BAFA. In his new role Professor Ashton will represent all 240 members of the Financial Markets and Institution Special Interest Group within BAFA.

Speaking about this exciting new appointment, Professor Jonathan Williams, Head of Bangor Business School, enthuses, “The appointment of Professor John Ashton to the executive council of BAFA is testament to his expertise and reputation as a scholar par excellence. It reflects the influence of Professor Ashton’s work in both academic and practical circles and is excellent news for Bangor Business School.”

BAFA was established in 1947 and is one of the oldest finance-related academic societies in the UK. Along with other organisations including the Academy of Social Sciences, the British Academy, and accounting professional bodies, BAFA promotes accounting and finance as a social.

Professor Ashton is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland, is a member of the academic panel of the Competition and Markets Authority and has undertaken policy guidance and training for the UK financial regulator.

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Content added on 6th April 2019. 

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