Stuart Farquhar

Dr Stuart Farquhar

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Corporate Governance Board dynamics and effectiveness Corporate Governance in Sports Industries Sports Economics and Finance

20052021

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Biography

Stuart S. Farquhar is a senior lecturer in Governance and Finance at the University of Northampton with over 28 years experience working at 3 previous universities, Wolverhampton, Queen Margaret, and Salford. He holds a PhD in corporate governance. His main teaching areas include economics, finance and corporate governance. His research interests are in board processes, behaviours and board effectiveness, corporate governance in the sports industry, and sports economics and finance. He has published in various journals on corporate governance and boards and is currently Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics

Research Interests

My research interests are in board processes, behaviours and board effectiveness, corporate governance in the sports industry, and sports economics and finance

Teaching Interests

My main teaching areas include economics, finance and corporate governance.

Supervision

I have two successful PhD supervisions at the University of Wolverhampton - Michael Ogunseyin - The determinants of trust in the boardroom; Aderemi Abayome Ojebode - Learing in boards: a grounded theory study of UK boards of directors

I am interested in supervising PhDs in Corporate Governance, Board Dynamics and Effectiveness, Corporate Governance in the Sports Industries, Sports Economics and Finance

External Roles

I have experience of external examining at undergraduate and postgraduate level in Finance at Cardiff Metropolitan University 2014-2018 and DeMontfort University 2016-2018.

I have also acted as an International External Examiner for a Phd at Massey University, New Zealand - Peter Crow thesis, “The influence of boards on business performance: Evidence from inside the boardroom” (November 2015 and resubmission November 2016)

Industry Connections

I have been a panel member at Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce in their Quarterly Economic Survey 2019-20

I was also a panel member of Wolverhampton Chamber of Commerce Budget Event 2015-2018

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Wolverhampton

1 Feb 20041 Nov 2011

Award Date: 1 Nov 2011

Master, University of Exeter

30 Sep 19871 Sep 1988

Award Date: 1 Sep 1988

Bachelor, University of Sunderland

1 Oct 19841 Jul 1987

Award Date: 1 Jul 1987

External positions

External Examiner Finance, De Montfort University

1 Sep 201631 Jul 2018

PhD International Examiner, Massey University

1 Nov 201530 Nov 2016

External Examiner MSc Finance/Financial Management, Cardiff Metropolitan University

1 Sep 201531 Jul 2018

External Examiner Finance Field Group, Cardiff Metropolitan University

1 Sep 201431 Jul 2018

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