Professor Stephen Thomas (Module Leader)


Stephen is Associate Dean at Bayes Business School (formerly Cass) and the Module Leader for the 'Investment Strategy and Practice' course of our online Global MBA programme

He also currently teaches core introductory finance for the EMBA, Modular EMBA, and Dubai EMBA programmes, as well as the Derivatives and Hedging elective for the full-time MBA and Investment Strategy for the Dubai EMBA.

Stephen has a strong research and industry background and his research has won numerous awards.

Areas of expertise

  • Hedge funds
  • Fund management
  • Banking futures & options
  • Asset pricing
  • Financial economics
  • Financial institutions
  • Financial markets
  • Derivatives
  • Fixed-income investments
  • Bond markets
  • Capital markets
  • Asset valuation
  • Corporate finance

Recent publications

Clare, A., Glover, S., Seaton, J., Smith, P.N. and Thomas, S. (2020). Measuring sequence of returns riskJournal of Retirement, 8(1), pp. 65–79. doi:10.3905/JOR.2020.1.066

Chen, A., Haberman, S. and Thomas, S. (2020). The implication of the hyperbolic discount model for the annuitisation decisionsJournal of Pension Economics and Finance, 19(3), pp. 372–391. doi:10.1017/S1474747218000343

Chen, A., Haberman, S. and Thomas, S. (2019). Cumulative prospect theory and deferred annuitiesReview of Behavioral Finance, 11(3), pp. 277–293. doi:10.1108/RBF-10-2017-0102

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