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.

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