Timothy King


School of Accounting and Finance, Finance Group
+358 29 449 8724
Yliopistonranta 10, 65200 Vaasa
Fabriikki F639

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Current Positions:

Professor of Finance at the School of Accounting and Finance, University of Vaasa

External Examiner at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow (UK) (Undergraduate, Masters and MBA programmes)

External Examiner at Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University (UK) (Postgraduate programmes)

Previous Universities and associated key appointments:

University of Leeds (UK): 2013-2018; University of Kent (UK) 2018-2022 (Director of the Centre for Quantitative Finance (2020-2022); Research and Innovation Committee (2020-2022); Department Research and Innovation Lead (2021-2022); Chair of the Academic Disciplinary Committee (2018-2022):

Editorial Positions and Scientific Committees:

Associate Editor, Business Research Quarterly

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance

Member of the Steering Committee, British Academy of Management (BAM)'s Special Interest Group (SIG) in Financial Management

Member of the Faculty Scientific Committee, International Accounting and Finance Doctoral Symposium

Teaching 2022-2023:

Advanced Topics in Finance: Regulation of Financial Systems

Research in Financial Analysis

Selected Publications:

Puthusserry, P., King, T., Miller, K., and Khan, Z. (2022). A typology of emerging market SMEs Covid-19 response strategies: The Role of TMT and Organisational Design. British Journal of Management, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 603-633. Link to paper Free video abstract

King, T., Loncan, T., and Khan, Z. (2021). Investment, leverage and political risk: Evidence from project-level FDI. Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 67, No. 101873. Link to paper

Puthusserry, P., Nair, S.R., Khan, Z. and King, T. (2021). Mitigating Psychic Distance and Enhancing Internationalization of Fintech SMEs from Emerging Markets: The Role of Board of Directors. British Journal of Management, Vol. 32, No. 4, pp. 1097-1120. Link to paper

King, T., Srivastav, A., and Williams, J. (2016). What's in an education? Implications of CEO education for bank performance. Journal of Corporate Finance , Vol. 37, pp. 287-308. Link to paper

Additional publications:

Complete: ORCID (Complete list)

Google Scholar

Selected Awards:

Distinguished Reviewer Award: Corporate Ownership and Control Journal

Journal of Corporate Finance Outstanding Reviewer

Above and Beyond Award recognizing excellence in teaching

ACRI fellowship for emerging international research talent

Best Paper Award. 6th IAFDS

Selected Media Coverage of Research:

'Finder.com' (Expert Report)
Getting down to business: How banking is evolving to cater to SMEs in a new era

Energy Voice
Shell linking exec pay to climate targets shows importance of CSR

Corporate Board Member
The Many Questions of Tying ESG To Executive Compensation

Australian Times
Is high-street banking coming to an end?

Harvard Business Review ((cited under "education" (paragraph 1)
Study: A CEO's Decision Making Is Shaped by Whether Their Parents Were Immigrants

Publications and expert tasks

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