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academic community

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).

Jon Norton

Jon Norton

Lecturer

Jon has a background that covers corporate treasury, financial markets, project finance, export finance, asset-based lending, relationship management and now a special opportunities fund. HIs environments has incorporated operating at board level in a small and entrepreneurial specialist lender, in addition to working in a large bank as Head of Corporates with 40 staff and a range of banking products. Over the last decade, Jon has transferred his extensive industry knowledge for the benefit of upcoming corporate executives, leading lectures and workshops on behalf of companies and reputable learning institutions.

Education

BSc (Hons) Physics, Imperial College, London: 1978 – 1981.
MBA, Cranfield School of Management: 1989 – 1990.

Professional qualifications 

PGCHE, ifS University College

Industry experience 

Crestline Europe, LLP, Managing Director: 2019 – present.
Wells Fargo Capital Finance Ltd, Director: 2005 – 2019.
Commerzbank AG, London Branch, Head of Corporates: 1997 – 2005.
Banque Paribas, London Branch, Executive: 1994 – 1997.
Westpac Banking Corporation, London Branch, Senior Manager: 1985 – 1994.

Expertise 

Strategic Management, Debt Financing, Asset-Based Lending, Acquisition Finance, Corporate Banking, Corporate Restructures & Turnaround, Executive Coaching, Public Speaking & Presentation, Relationship Management.

Languages

English, German (basic).

Professional activity and membership 

London Trade Roundtable, Executive Committee Ward of Cordwainer Club, Executive Committee. Worshipful Company of International Bankers, Liveryman & Member of the Charitable & Education Committee Association of Foreign Banks, Corporate & Institutional Committee (until 2019) Associate of the Royal College of Science Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

Awards

Courage Award of Distinction, Cranfield School of Management.

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.

Jon Norton

Jon Norton

Lecturer

Jon has a background that covers corporate treasury, financial markets, project finance, export finance, asset-based lending, relationship management and now a special opportunities fund. HIs environments has incorporated operating at board level in a small and entrepreneurial specialist lender, in addition to working in a large bank as Head of Corporates with 40 staff and a range of banking products. Over the last decade, Jon has transferred his extensive industry knowledge for the benefit of upcoming corporate executives, leading lectures and workshops on behalf of companies and reputable learning institutions.

Education

BSc (Hons) Physics, Imperial College, London: 1978 – 1981.
MBA, Cranfield School of Management: 1989 – 1990.

Professional qualifications 

PGCHE, ifS University College

Industry experience 

Crestline Europe, LLP, Managing Director: 2019 – present.
Wells Fargo Capital Finance Ltd, Director: 2005 – 2019.
Commerzbank AG, London Branch, Head of Corporates: 1997 – 2005.
Banque Paribas, London Branch, Executive: 1994 – 1997.
Westpac Banking Corporation, London Branch, Senior Manager: 1985 – 1994.

Expertise 

Strategic Management, Debt Financing, Asset-Based Lending, Acquisition Finance, Corporate Banking, Corporate Restructures & Turnaround, Executive Coaching, Public Speaking & Presentation, Relationship Management.

Languages

English, German (basic).

Professional activity and membership 

London Trade Roundtable, Executive Committee Ward of Cordwainer Club, Executive Committee. Worshipful Company of International Bankers, Liveryman & Member of the Charitable & Education Committee Association of Foreign Banks, Corporate & Institutional Committee (until 2019) Associate of the Royal College of Science Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce.

Awards

Courage Award of Distinction, Cranfield School of Management.