Dr Frank Hong Liu
- PGR Supervisor (Accounting & Finance)
I am a senior lecturer in banking and finance with research interests in:
- commercial banking
- security issuance
- corporate social responsibility.
I frequently review journal papers and have published in a number of banking, finance and economics journals, including
- Journal of Banking & Finance
- European Financial Management
- the European Journal of Finance
- the Manchester School.
I am member of the British Accounting and Finance Association’s (BAFA) Financial Markets and Institutions Special Interest Group (FMI-SIG) advisory board.
I also have extensive industry experiences having worked in the Bank of Communications, China as Senior Foreign Exchange Trader and then Credit Analyst for four years. I hold a double bachelors degree in Economics and Law from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law (China), a master degree and also a PhD in Banking and Finance from Bangor University (2009).
Frank is a member of the Finance research cluster.
Areas of Expertise:
- Security insurance
“Intangibles: Research and Education” research grant by University of Ferrara, 2013, Award: €4,400
Travel Grant from University of Glasgow for “Merging Theory into Practice: Ecological Urban Design: 3rd U21 Workshop for Early Career Researcher Development”, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2012. Award: £1,500
Grant from Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance for ‘Do Bank Profits Converge’, 2010. Award: £4,000
Grant from Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance for ‘The Persistence of Bank Profits’, 2010, Award: £4,000
Grant from Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance for ‘Competition and Stability in European Banking: A Regional Analysis’, 2010 Award: £4,000
- Banking, including diversification, competition, risk and social performance
- Microfinance institutions
- Security issuance
Courses taught: Entrepreneurial Finance (MBA), Financial Management in Banking (MSc)
Courses previously taught: Financial Markets and Financial Institutions (Honour), International Banking (BSc)