Simon Wolfe is Professor of Banking and Finance within Southampton Business School at the University of Southampton. He is also Director of the Centre for Digital Finance (CDF), and is currently the Director of the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Programme.
Simon has held the position of Associate Editor for the European Journal of Finance since 2011. He is also a member of the International Scientific Advisory Board to the ISCTE Business School Research Centre, BRU-IUL, Lisbon, Portugal and an external member of the Academic Board in the London Institute of Banking and Finance (LIBF). Simon is currently an external examiner for Bangor University Management School and the University of Hong Kong. Simon serves as an Associate Advisor to the British Council.
- Financial regulations
- Financial stability
- Depositor protection schemes
- Asset-backed securitisation
- Cryptocurrencies & Developing Finance
Simon is currently working on how bank market structure and competition impact SME financing relationships.
Simon welcomes applications from those wishing to pursue postgraduate study in his areas of research interest. He currently supervises three DBA students and three PhD students:
Alex Culley – Conduct Risk in AI markets
Collette Lees – Leadership
Rabab Arouarab - Financial greenwashing
Faisal Alfhaili - Bank-Fintech
Anoud Alsaab - cryptocurrency
Simon has been involved in teaching a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate modules over the past number of years, including:
Corporate Finance (PG)
Equity Markets (PG)
Introduction to Finance (UG)
Portfolio Theory (UG)
International Banking (UG)
Prior to becoming an academic Simon worked in industry for a number of years. Simon joined the Southampton Business School in 1994. His PhD in Finance is from Southampton University 1997; his MSc in Quantitative techniques in International Financial Economics is from Southampton (1991) and BA in Maths and Economics from University College Dublin (UCD) in 1989.