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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).

Ian Peacock

Ian Peacock

Visiting Professor

Education
Kingswood Grammar School, Bristol. MA, Philosophy, Open University. MA, Mathematics & Economics, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Industry experience
Chiswick House and Gardens Trust, Trustee: 2011 – Present.
PHG Foundation, Trustee: 2007 – Present.
London Institute of Banking and Finance, Visiting Professor: 2019 – Present.
The Housing Finance Corporation (THFC) and Chairman, Affordable Housing Finance (a joint venture between THFC and the Department of Communities and Local Government.), Chairman: 2013 – 2019.
C Hoare & Co, (Advisor to the Board 2008-2010), Non-executive Director: 2008 – 2017. Westminster Abbey Finance Advisory Committee, Chairman: 2003 – 2014.
Hughes Hall, Cambridge University, City Fellow: 2009-2013. Family Mosaic, Chairman: 2007 – 2013. Mothercare PLC, Chairman: 2002 – 2011.
Lombard Risk Management, Deputy Chairman: 2000 -2010.
Close Brothers Corporate Finance, Senior Advisor: 2005 – 2008.
Women’s Royal Volunteer Service (WRVS), Trustee: 2001 – 2007. Howdens Joinery plc (formerly MFI Furniture Group Plc), Non-Executive Chairman: 2000 – 2006. Norwich & Peterborough Building Society, Non- Executive Director: 1997 – 2005.
i-documentsystems Group Plc, Non- Executive Director: 2000 – 2004. Bank of England, Special Advisor: 1998 – 2000. 
BZW Ltd, COO, Investment Banking Division: 1996 – 1997. BZW Ltd, Co-Head Merchant Banking, New York, USA: 1994 – 1996.
Kleinwort Benson Group (London, New York & Hong Kong), International Loan Administrator: 1975 – 1976.
Kleinwort Benson Group (London, New York & Hong Kong), Assistant Manager, Syndication: 1976 – 1978. Kleinwort Benson Group (London, New York & Hong Kong), Manager, Banking Department, Hong Kong: 1978 – 1981.
Kleinwort Benson Group (London, New York & Hong Kong), Assistant Director, Domestic Banking: 1981 – 1985.
Kleinwort Benson Group (London, New York & Hong Kong), Director, North American Banking, New York: 1985 – 1987.
Kleinwort Benson Group (London, New York & Hong Kong), Director, LBO Unit & Head of Loan Syndications: 1987 – 1990.

Expertise
Corporate Lending.
Senior Management. 

Languages
French: elementary.

Publications
‘The Raw Winds of Change’ Financial World: October/November 2016. ‘Banks: from Pillars to Pariahs’ Novum Publishers: Published June 2018. 

Professional activity and membership
Worshipful Company of International Bankers: Liveryman.

External recognition
Quondam Fellow Hughes Hall, Cambridge. 

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.

Ian Peacock

Ian Peacock

Visiting Professor

Education
Kingswood Grammar School, Bristol. MA, Philosophy, Open University. MA, Mathematics & Economics, Trinity College, Cambridge.

Industry experience
Chiswick House and Gardens Trust, Trustee: 2011 – Present.
PHG Foundation, Trustee: 2007 – Present.
London Institute of Banking and Finance, Visiting Professor: 2019 – Present.
The Housing Finance Corporation (THFC) and Chairman, Affordable Housing Finance (a joint venture between THFC and the Department of Communities and Local Government.), Chairman: 2013 – 2019.
C Hoare & Co, (Advisor to the Board 2008-2010), Non-executive Director: 2008 – 2017. Westminster Abbey Finance Advisory Committee, Chairman: 2003 – 2014.
Hughes Hall, Cambridge University, City Fellow: 2009-2013. Family Mosaic, Chairman: 2007 – 2013. Mothercare PLC, Chairman: 2002 – 2011.
Lombard Risk Management, Deputy Chairman: 2000 -2010.
Close Brothers Corporate Finance, Senior Advisor: 2005 – 2008.
Women’s Royal Volunteer Service (WRVS), Trustee: 2001 – 2007. Howdens Joinery plc (formerly MFI Furniture Group Plc), Non-Executive Chairman: 2000 – 2006. Norwich & Peterborough Building Society, Non- Executive Director: 1997 – 2005.
i-documentsystems Group Plc, Non- Executive Director: 2000 – 2004. Bank of England, Special Advisor: 1998 – 2000. 
BZW Ltd, COO, Investment Banking Division: 1996 – 1997. BZW Ltd, Co-Head Merchant Banking, New York, USA: 1994 – 1996.
Kleinwort Benson Group (London, New York & Hong Kong), International Loan Administrator: 1975 – 1976.
Kleinwort Benson Group (London, New York & Hong Kong), Assistant Manager, Syndication: 1976 – 1978. Kleinwort Benson Group (London, New York & Hong Kong), Manager, Banking Department, Hong Kong: 1978 – 1981.
Kleinwort Benson Group (London, New York & Hong Kong), Assistant Director, Domestic Banking: 1981 – 1985.
Kleinwort Benson Group (London, New York & Hong Kong), Director, North American Banking, New York: 1985 – 1987.
Kleinwort Benson Group (London, New York & Hong Kong), Director, LBO Unit & Head of Loan Syndications: 1987 – 1990.

Expertise
Corporate Lending.
Senior Management. 

Languages
French: elementary.

Publications
‘The Raw Winds of Change’ Financial World: October/November 2016. ‘Banks: from Pillars to Pariahs’ Novum Publishers: Published June 2018. 

Professional activity and membership
Worshipful Company of International Bankers: Liveryman.

External recognition
Quondam Fellow Hughes Hall, Cambridge.