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Faculty

With strong backgrounds in academia, industry and teaching providing the best academic support, our Faculty combine thought leadership and experience to deliver state-of-the art modules and prepare our students to engage with the financial world and build their career in banking and finance.

Benefiting from substantial careers worldwide at companies such as Barclays, Lloyds, HSBC, Citi, Credit Suisse, to name a few, our Faculty members also hold academic degrees from leading universities, including New York University’s Graduate School of Business Administration and the London Business School (the world's two financial capitals).

Chris Manners

Chris Manners

Visiting Scholar

Chris is a Managing Director and co-heads the European banks equity research team at Barclays. He was previously a research analyst covering the financial sector at Morgan Stanley and a financial sector auditor at KPMG.

Expertise
Banking, Research, Capital markets, UK.

Experience 
Barclays, Research analyst co-head of European banks research team: 2018 – present.
Morgan Stanley:

  • Research analyst covering UK banks: 2009 – 2018.
  • Research analyst covering Diversified Financials: 2004 – 2009.

KPMG, Auditor focusing on Financial Services: 2001 – 2004.

Education and Professional Qualifications Education

MSc, Chemistry, University of Oxford: 1996 – 2000.

Professional qualifications
Chartered Accountancy (ACA), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW): 2004.

Membership
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW). 

Awards
Thomson Earnings Estimator Awards:

  • European Banks #1 (2015)
  • UK Financials #1 (2015).

 Visit Chris Manners's LinkedIn profile


Visiting Faculty


Our Visiting Faculty comprise exceptional Professors and Scholars who contribute to our thought leadership agenda and actively participate in high-profile institutional activities.

Many of our community of Visiting Professors and Scholars hold research roles at top institutions within the City of London. With this knowledge, they further enhance the resources we bring to our students.

Chris Manners

Chris Manners

Visiting Scholar

Chris is a Managing Director and co-heads the European banks equity research team at Barclays. He was previously a research analyst covering the financial sector at Morgan Stanley and a financial sector auditor at KPMG.

Expertise
Banking, Research, Capital markets, UK.

Experience 
Barclays, Research analyst co-head of European banks research team: 2018 – present.
Morgan Stanley:

  • Research analyst covering UK banks: 2009 – 2018.
  • Research analyst covering Diversified Financials: 2004 – 2009.

KPMG, Auditor focusing on Financial Services: 2001 – 2004.

Education and Professional Qualifications Education

MSc, Chemistry, University of Oxford: 1996 – 2000.

Professional qualifications
Chartered Accountancy (ACA), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW): 2004.

Membership
Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW). 

Awards
Thomson Earnings Estimator Awards:

  • European Banks #1 (2015)
  • UK Financials #1 (2015).

 Visit Chris Manners's LinkedIn profile