Emeritus Professor Brian Scott-Quinn

'Emeritus Professor Brian Scott-Quinn

Emeritus Professor Brian Scott-Quinn

  • Non-Executive Chairman
  • Director of Banking Programmes

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Profile & Expertise

Brian is non-executive Chairman of the ICMA Centre – the business school for financial markets which he created at theUniversity of Reading in 1991 as a new venture. ICMA, which is the trade association and market regulator for the international capital market, initially provided him with start up finance and then, in 1997, made a gift of £3m to the University of Reading to allow the construction of a highly innovative new building on campus (an additional £5m gift from ICMA for the construction of an extension was agreed in 2006).He trained initially as a finance/ operations manager with Coats Viyella Plc. which at that time was a multinational, FTSE 100 textile company. He later moved to the City of London where, while also teaching at the University of Reading, he was a financial analyst with Kidder Peabody Securities Ltd. before becoming a founder shareholder of Ross and Partners Ltd – a privately owned Eurobond trading house which he helped set up.  In 1981, he became finance and operations director of Drexel Burnham Lambert Securities Ltd, Ross & Partners successor in title. In 1986 he moved to Security Pacific Hoare Govett, a UK/US joint venture investment bank as a bond analyst and subsequently became strategy advisor to the Chief Executive. He left Security Pacific in 1990 to return to the University of Reading and set up the ICMA Centre.

His main areas of executive education and research are the functioning of securities exchanges, OTC trading, asset management and private banking, collateralised debt obligations, securitisation of insurance risk, and risk management.

Specialisms

  • Bank Governance and Regulation
  • Asset and Wealth Management

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Book or Report Section

The MiFID: competition in a new European equity market regulatory structure

Davies, R., Dufour, A. and Scott-Quinn, B. (2006) The MiFID: competition in a new European equity market regulatory structure. In: Ferrarini, G. and Wymeersch, E. (eds.) Investor Protection in Europe: Corporate Law Making, The MiFID and Beyond. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199202911

Dr Alfonso Dufour

Dr Alfonso Dufour

Director of the PhD Programme, Head of Postgraduate Research Programmes - Henley Business School

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Emeritus Professor Brian Scott-Quinn

Emeritus Professor Brian Scott-Quinn

Director of Banking Programmes

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Building a competitive and efficient European financial market

Davies, R., Dufour, A. and Scott-Quinn, B. , (2003) Building a competitive and efficient European financial market. Report. European Capital Markets Institute, Brussels. pp103.

Dr Alfonso Dufour

Dr Alfonso Dufour

Director of the PhD Programme, Head of Postgraduate Research Programmes - Henley Business School

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Emeritus Professor Brian Scott-Quinn

Emeritus Professor Brian Scott-Quinn

Director of Banking Programmes

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Taught modules

Financial Markets

The module provides the economic framework for understanding the global financial system and financial markets, financial institutions, market players and the importance of liquidity and price efficiency. Participants will gain an understanding of the international stock and bond markets,…

The module provides the economic framework for understanding the global financial system and financial markets, financial institutions, market players and the importance of liquidity and price efficiency. Participants will gain an understanding of the international stock and bond markets,…

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Introductory Securities and Markets

Introduces you to the key financial markets, exchange mechanisms and the investment banks and investment management houses that operate in these markets and their various functions.

Introduces you to the key financial markets, exchange mechanisms and the investment banks and investment management houses that operate in these markets and their various functions.

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