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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).

Jonathan Holman

Jonathan Holman

Visiting Scholar

Jonathan Holman is a corporate banker who runs Digital Transformation for SME, Commercial and Corporate in the UK. He is a mechanical engineer by undergraduate degree and a masters' degree in banking management and practice. He has held roles in coverage (relationship banking), credit risk, operations, change and leadership. He researched and wrote his masters' degree dissertation, using scale social data in credit risk modelling, using AI, which was a global first. Jonathan's team and he have won 6 global industry awards in recent years for their work in banking technology.

Education 

MSc, Banking Practice and Management, The London Institute of Banking & Finance: 2015 – 2018.

Prof. Diploma in Banking and Management, The London Institute of Banking & Finance: 2011 – 2013.

Professional Certificate in Banking, The London Institute of Banking & Finance: 2010 – 2011. BENG Mechanical Engineering, Brunel University: 2005 – 2008.

Industry Experience 

Santander SME, Commercial, Corporate & Investment Banking, Head of Digital Transformation: January 2019 – Present.

Santander Commercial, Corporate & Investment Banking, Director, Transformation: February 2015 – December 2018.

Qualia Consultancy Ltd, Director (Contractor with RBS Group PLC): July 2013 – February 2015.

Barclays Corporate, Project Manager (Vice President): February 2013 – July 2013.

Barclays Corporate, Relationship Director: November 2011 – February 2013.

Barclays Corporate, Implementation Manager (VP): March 2011 –November 2011.

Barclays Corporate, Head of Credit Analysis (AVP): November 2009 – March 2011.

Barclays Corporate, Credit Manager (Analyst): July 2008 – October 2009.

Expertise 

FinTech, SME, Data & AI, Corporate Credit Risk, Digital, Disruption Banking & Macro-Economics.

Awards 

Celent Model Bank – Onboarding and Credit Risk. 4 x Financial Innovation Awards Winner.

External Recognition 

Beyond conference speaking and Dreamforce (Salesforce) Keynote Speaker 2019.

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.

Jonathan Holman

Jonathan Holman

Visiting Scholar

Jonathan Holman is a corporate banker who runs Digital Transformation for SME, Commercial and Corporate in the UK. He is a mechanical engineer by undergraduate degree and a masters' degree in banking management and practice. He has held roles in coverage (relationship banking), credit risk, operations, change and leadership. He researched and wrote his masters' degree dissertation, using scale social data in credit risk modelling, using AI, which was a global first. Jonathan's team and he have won 6 global industry awards in recent years for their work in banking technology.

Education 

MSc, Banking Practice and Management, The London Institute of Banking & Finance: 2015 – 2018.

Prof. Diploma in Banking and Management, The London Institute of Banking & Finance: 2011 – 2013.

Professional Certificate in Banking, The London Institute of Banking & Finance: 2010 – 2011. BENG Mechanical Engineering, Brunel University: 2005 – 2008.

Industry Experience 

Santander SME, Commercial, Corporate & Investment Banking, Head of Digital Transformation: January 2019 – Present.

Santander Commercial, Corporate & Investment Banking, Director, Transformation: February 2015 – December 2018.

Qualia Consultancy Ltd, Director (Contractor with RBS Group PLC): July 2013 – February 2015.

Barclays Corporate, Project Manager (Vice President): February 2013 – July 2013.

Barclays Corporate, Relationship Director: November 2011 – February 2013.

Barclays Corporate, Implementation Manager (VP): March 2011 –November 2011.

Barclays Corporate, Head of Credit Analysis (AVP): November 2009 – March 2011.

Barclays Corporate, Credit Manager (Analyst): July 2008 – October 2009.

Expertise 

FinTech, SME, Data & AI, Corporate Credit Risk, Digital, Disruption Banking & Macro-Economics.

Awards 

Celent Model Bank – Onboarding and Credit Risk. 4 x Financial Innovation Awards Winner.

External Recognition 

Beyond conference speaking and Dreamforce (Salesforce) Keynote Speaker 2019.