Professor John Board


Jboardohn Board has been Dean of the Henley Business School since October 2010. Before that he was Director of the ICMA Centre at the University of Reading which he joined after being on the faculty at the London School of Economics.


His recent research has focused on the organisation and regulation of financial markets. Some of this work has been based on large scale analyses of trading data, while other parts have considered more general issues of the effects of market fragmentation as well as the various scandals and crises in financial markets. As a result of this work, he has been widely published in books, academic and professional journals, as well as radio and television. He has acted as consultant to many UK and overseas markets, regulatory organisations and trade bodies. These include the House of Commons, the Financial Services Authority, the City of London Corporation and the European Commission. He also has an interest in the development of Islamic Finance on which he has recently acted as consultant on a major project on Islamic market developments around the world.

A video interview with the FT: Two paths to risk reduction on curriculum – 30 December 2013