Skip to main navigationSkip to main content
The University of Southampton
Southampton Business School

Dr Bruce Hearn BSc (Edin); Postgraduate Certificate (Lon); MSc (Lon); PhD (Lon)

Associate Professor (Reader) in Accounting, Director of PhD programmes

Dr Bruce Hearn's photo

Associate Professor with teaching and research interests in Accounting, Governance and Finance

Bruce Hearn is an Associate Professor (Reader) in Accounting after having joined Southampton University Business School in September 2018.  Prior to this, he held appointments at Universities of Sussex and Leicester, Cass Business School (London) and Kings College London (University of London).  His three year PhD at Kings College London was supported by a full time ESRC studentship award.

He has held visiting professorships in leading universities in Finland, France, Armenia, Afghanistan and Switzerland, while having established executive education courses in India, Sri Lanka and United Arab Emirates (Dubai).  He also has extensive experience in the provision of distance learning programs and associated teaching and supervision in Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Ghana, St Lucia, St Kitts & Nevis, and Barbados.

Prior to academia, he has over twelve years professional work experience in the City of London between firms such as BNP Paribas Capital Markets, Gulf International Bank, Marshall Wace LLP, Royal Bank of Scotland, HSBC Investment Bank and Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank.  He worked at HSBC and Crédit Agricole during his last two years of full time doctoral studies.  He is also an external reviewer for large research grant applications at Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), UK and at American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Member

Centre for Research in Accounting, Accountability and Governance (CRAAG)

Research interests

Corporate Governance; Executive compensation; Board composition; Financial Accounting; Corporate Finance and Asset Pricing; Emerging Economies; Middle East, Africa and Asia

PhD Supervision

Completions

Maslinawati Mohamad. 2017.  University of Sussex.  Joint-lead supervisor with Dr Surandraneth Jory. Destination: Lecturer at Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia

Current Lead supervisor

Nor Syahidah Binti Ishak.  University of Sussex.  Joint-lead supervisor with Professor Andy McKay. Viva scheduled for May 2019.
Mrs Nor Syahidah Binti Ishak US profile

Lead supervisor

Pia Huh. Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK. Lead supervisor co-supervising with Professor Neil Kay.  Final year. 
Pia Huh Glion profile

Leadership

University of Southampton 2018-current
Director PhD Programs for Southampton Business School

University of Sussex 2012-2018
Course Director MSc Management & Finance

University of Leicester 2010-2012
Course Director MSc Finance

Professional Associations

Fellow of UK Higher Education Academy (continuous since 2012)

External/Internal Examination committees:

2018, June: Dr Jinlong Gu at University of Sussex, UK.

2018, February: Dr Wentao Hu at University of Sussex, UK.

2017, November: Dr Chaoke Wang at University of Sussex, UK.

2016, December: Dr Anh Vu at University of Sussex, UK.

2016, January: Ahmad Farid Naderi at Dunya University of Afghanistan, Kabul, Afghanistan.

2014, January: Dr Gibson Munisi at University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway.

2011, April: Dr Yan (Derek) Lee at University of Leicester, UK.

 

Sort via:TypeorYear

Articles

Book

Book Chapter

Conferences

Reports

Teaching

University of Southampton: 2018-

Postgraduate:  Business Research Methods
Postgraduate:  Foundations of Accounting Research in Accounting & Finance
Postgraduate:  Dissertation (Accounting)
Undergraduate:  Business Research (Module Leader)

University of Sussex: 2012-2018

Postgraduate:  Multinational Financial Management (newly designed course)
Postgraduate:  Corporate Governance (newly designed course)
Postgraduate:  Banking and Financial Institutions
Postgraduate:  Business Analysis Report
Postgraduate:  Research Dissertation (30 MSc Banking and Finance, 80 MSc Management & Finance, 1 MBA)

University of Leicester: 2010-2011

Postgraduate:  Corporate Governance (newly designed course)
Postgraduate:  Research Dissertation (35 MBA, MSc Accounting and Finance, MSc Finance)
Undergraduate:  Financial Management

 

Europe: United Kingdom

01/2018:  University of Sussex external communications

Article: “CEO’s unchecked risk-taking led to Carillion collapse”

Find out more about Carillion

 

Asia

07/2011:  The Economist news journal

Interview in Macau, China – leading to Article “Cambodia’s new bourse – Calves and Cubs”

Find out more on Calves and cubs

 

North America: United States

04/2012:  Business Week journal

Telephone interview on corporate governance in Emerging Economies

 

South Asia & Afghanistan

8/2016:  Peshgam TV Filming a suite of corporate finance programs and broadcast across Afghanistan, Francophone Africa and South Asia

4/2015:  Peshgam TV Interviews for Dunya university on Afghanistan national television

4/2015:  Televised presentation and networking at high profile events with Afghanistan Presidency, Department of Environment, and Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

Caribbean

St Kitts & Nevis

11/2011:  Interview regarding distance learning educational programs on national television and news journal of St Kitts and Nevis

11/2011:  Interview regarding distance learning educational programs on national Radio of St Kitts and Nevis

 

St Lucia

11/2011:  Interview regarding distance learning educational programs in national Television of St Lucia

11/2011:  Interview regarding distance learning educational programs in news journal of St Lucia

 

External – Awarded and completed

Department of Trade & Industry (DTI, UK government)

Size: £65,000                          04/2005-08/2006

Role: Co-Investigator (CI)/ Research Fellow - with Gospel, H., Filatotchev, I., & Jackson, G.

Project: “Key Drivers of ‘Good’ Corporate Governance and the Appropriateness of Policy Responses in the UK”

Status: Awarded and successfully completed

 

Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry [RIETI], Tokyo, Japan (Japanese government)

Size: JPY 2,000,000               05/2004-06/2006

Role: Co-Investigator (CI)/ Research Fellow - with Jackson, G.

Project: “The Market for Corporate Control: Japan in Comparative Perspective” at Kings College London

Status: Awarded and successfully completed

 

Economic & Social Research Council [ESRC]

Studentship Award Number: PTA-030-2005-00603

Size: £15,000 per year                       09/2005–07/2008

Status: Awarded and successfully completed

 

Other (pump-prime)

Sussex Research Development Fund

Size: £1,500                            03/2016

Role: Principal-Investigator (PI)

Project: Caribbean Financial Markets

Status: Awarded and successfully completed

 

Sussex Research Development Fund

Size: £3,000                            07/2015

Role: Principal-Investigator (PI)

Project: Middle Eastern financial markets

Status: Awarded and successfully completed

 

Sussex Research Development Fund

Size: £4,000                            12/2012

Role: Principal-Investigator (PI)

Project: Emerging corporate governance systems

Status: Awarded and successfully completed

 

Dr Bruce Hearn
Southampton Business School, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

Room Number: 2/5015

Share this profile Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter Share this on Weibo

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.

×