Professor Kevin Keasey is Professor of Financial Services, Director of the International Institute of Banking and Financial Services and Director of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Finance at Leeds University Business School. He is an associate researcher and expert on corporate governance, financial regulation and financial markets. He most recently contributed to our work on intangible assets in the knowledge economy.
Dr. Amy Kenyon is an associate researcher and cultural analyst specialising in social cohesion, diversity, public and voluntary sector management and urban development. She has contributed most recently to a report on stress at work produced for the Work Foundation.
Professor Paul B. McGuinness is Professor of Finance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he also serves as Chairman of the Finance Department, and has published extensively on Chinese financial markets. As an associate researcher, he provides expertise on the Chinese financial system, financial markets, securities analysis and corporate finance, most recently for a report on Asian financial centres for the City of London Corporation.
Professor Peter Newell is Professor of Development Studies at the University of East Anglia, and a prolific author in corporate social responsibility, climate change, and civil society. He is a specialist in trade and financial regulation, corporate responsibility and accountability in the developing world, and the political economy of environmental governance. He recently edited a book on rights and accountability in the developing world, co-authoring a chapter on environmental injustice and corporate social responsibility with Rohit Lekhi.
Professor Robert Watson is Professor of Accounting Finance and Management Control at the Instituto de Empresa Business School in Madrid. He is an expert in corporate governance and the role of accounting, and recently contributed to our work on intangible asset reporting.
Daniel Leighton worked for the Republic as a researcher with expertise in political communication and stakeholder management from 2004 to 2006. He has since worked at the Young Foundation in their Neighbourhoods and Local Innovation team, and been editor of Renewal: A Journal of Labour Politics. He now works for the think-tank Demos, leading their work on Citizenship.
Tom Mills was a researcher at the Republic between 2008 and 2009. His work focussed on geopolitics and political economy, and he is now a researcher for The Work Foundation's Good Work Commission.
Dr. Michelle Tan was an associate researcher between 2007 and 2008 in comparative public policy, and contributed to a number of Republic reports, including those on public-private partnerships in India and the higher education sector in China. She is now a Research Fellow in South East Asian studies at the National University of Singapore.
Dr. Chunyao Yi worked as a researcher at the Republic between 2003 and 2007. Her work focussed on on regional development, international and comparative public policy and the role of transnational institutions. Having recently completed her Ph.D. at the University of Leeds, she now works for the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in New York.