Tim King

Research Officer
Accounting and Finance Division

Email:
T.P.King@leeds.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)113 34 30106
Categories:
Academic, Accounting and Finance
Location:
2.05 (Research Hub)
Profile

Qualifications

  • PhD in Banking and Finance (2013), Bangor University
    Thesis: Corporate Governance in banks and non-banks: executive compensation, risk, efficiency and shareholder ‘voice’.
  • MA Banking and Finance, Bangor University
  • BA (Hons) Business Studies and Economics, Bangor University

Tim joined Leeds University Business School as a Research Officer in November 2013. Prior to this, he read for a PhD at Bangor University in North Wales. His PhD centered on the theme of corporate governance in banks and non-banks, and specifically on the role played by CEO compensation in large banking institutions. A paper drawn from the second chapter of his PhD, which examined causal relationships between CEO pay structure and bank risk-taking, was awarded the prize for best paper at the 6th International Accounting and Finance Doctoral Symposium in June 2013.

Research

Research Interests

  • Corporate governance in banks (e.g. executive compensation, individual executive characteristics)
  • Determinants of bank performance
  • Various corporate governance issues (e.g. shareholder power and corporate social responsibility)
Teaching

Postgraduate Teaching

  • LUBS5004M Corporate Finance (Seminars)
  • LUBS5035M Commercial Banking(Lectures and seminars)

Student Feedback
“I got 85 marks in this module, and I think there is a large part owing to Tim’s teaching”.
“When Tim is lecturing, he is always so patient to answer our questions and the content is clear. I really enjoyed and got lots of new knowledge from Tim’s lectures”.
“Professional and a good professor”
“Seminar is very useful; particularly Tim has a lot of passion in this course to teach us”
“Both lecturers and the seminar leader were very passionate about the subject and taught in a clear and cohesive way.”
“The lecturers for this module are quite knowledgeable and very passionate about teaching. I enjoyed their teaching Methods and skills”
“The seminars were very useful. Dr King cleared all our doubts.”
“The teacher of seminar Tim is a very nice guy, helps us a lot.”
“This module has given a broaden knowledge about finance industry and Dr. King, has a high competence about the topics.”
“Very professional and passionate, which makes the class more interesting”
“Nothing can be improved. The module is perfect”

Publications
  1. T. King, K. Bozos and D. Koutmos. "Shareholder Activism and Equity Price Reactions" Economics Letters, (2017) Forthcoming (As first author)
  2. T. King, A. Srivastav and J. Williams “What's in an education? Implications of CEO education for bank performance” Journal of Corporate Finance, Volume 37, 2016, Pages 287-308 (As first author)

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