Leadership at Bayes
The Bayes Business School is led by an outstanding team of academic and professional staff. Together we strive to fuel the energy and excellence of Bayes, supporting our faculty & research, education, community and operations locally and globally.
Bayes leadership team
Dean: Paolo Volpin
Professor Paolo Volpin is Interim Dean at Bayes Business School. Prior to this role, he has been Vice Dean and Head of the Faculty of Finance. He is also a Research Fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, and a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute.
Prior to joining Bayes Business School, he was an Associate Professor of Finance at the London Business School and has been Director of the European Finance Association. He has published widely in the top academic journals: American Economic Review, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Review of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Economic Perspectives and other journals.
Paolo's research in corporate finance, especially in the field of corporate governance, has won several awards. He holds a PhD in Economics from Harvard University and a Doctorate and a BA also in Economics from Bocconi University.
- Deputy Dean: Caroline Wiertz
- COO: Paul Long
- Head of Faculty – Finance: Ian Marsh
- Head of Faculty – Management: Andre Spicer
- Head of Faculty – Actuarial Sciences & Insurance: Ben Rickayzen
- Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programmes: Martin Rich
- Associate Dean for MSc Programes: Simone Krummaker
- Associate Dean for MBA Programmes: Stephen Thomas
- Associate Dean for Research & Enterprise: Bobby Banerjee
- Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion: currently vacant
We also have a global advisory board which brings together industry leaders from across the world who help to shape and direct Bayes.
Community and operations teams
Bayes Community Executive
Andrew Clare – Associate Dean- Executive Education
Sionade Robinson– Associate Dean-People & Culture
Dirk Nitzsche – Associate Dean-Internationalisation
Tim Longden – Director of Development & Alumni Relations
Canan Kocabasoglu-Hillmer - Director, Global Women's Leadership Programme
Bayes Operations Executive
Damian Williams – Academic Operations Director
Bunmi Odulaja-HR Manager
Amy Ripley - PR and Communications Manager
Sara Juillet – Director, Postgraduate Careers and Professional Development
Jo Richardson-Smith – Head of Digital Learning
Reema Khan - Head of Principal Gifts