Chris Brooks is a Professor of Finance at the University of Bristol and a Visiting Professor at the ICMA Centre.
Chris previously held the Professor of Finance title at the ICMA Centre, and Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), London. He holds a PhD and a BA in Economics and Econometrics, both from the University of Reading. Chris is Associate Editor of several journals, including the JBFA. He was a member of the RAE2008 Accounting and Finance sub-panel and the REF2014 Business and Management sub-panel. He has diverse research interests and has secured over a million pounds of competitive grant funding.
Chris has taught undergraduates, postgraduates and executives, and has supervised more than 25 PhD students through to successful completion. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy but is probably best known as author of the first introductory-level econometrics textbook targeted at finance students, ‘Introductory Econometrics for Finance’ (2019, Cambridge University Press), which is now in its fourth edition and has sold over 70,000 copies worldwide.