Henley Business School Appoints Professor Board, ICMA Centre Director, As Its New Dean
Released on: July 21, 2010, 4:44 am
Author: ICMA Centre
Henley Business School has announced that Professor John Board
will become its new dean from 1 October 2010.
Professor Board is currently director of the ICMA Centre - the business school for
financial markets at Henley Business School.
Professor Board is an outstanding academic in his own right with a strong track
record in research, his expertise is sought in a number of areas including market
regulation, transparency, derivatives and emerging markets.
Over the past five years, Professor Board has helped to build the ICMA Centre into
one of the largest specialist education finance schools in Europe, with an
international reputation for undergraduate, postgraduate (including eight Finance
Masters) and executive education.
He has also been instrumental in the development of a range of specialist finance
degrees including the MSc Capital Markets,
Regulation and Compliance and the MSc Investment Banking and Islamic finance, which were both firsts in the UK.
Since the merger between Henley Business School and the University of Reading in
2008, Professor Board has been a key figure in driving new and innovative executive
programmes by combining the expertise of the schools within the faculty.
The combined organisation has managed to achieve a strong international focus which
it has succeeded in maintaining with international clients and delivery across
Europe, Sub Saharan Africa, the Middle East and South East Asia. Henley is
currently ranked 15th in the world for the breadth and depth of its international
clients within its custom programmes.
As the new dean at Henley Business School, he will be leading a world-class global
business school. With its unique profile, including most notably the Henley MBA and
its renowned Schools of Finance and Real Estate & Planning, it is one of the few
global business schools to maintain triple accredited status and is highly ranked in
the world's major league tables and rankings.
About the ICMA Centre:
The ICMA Centre at Henley Business School, University of Reading is unique and has
an international reputation for undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education
for the financial markets. Established in 1991 with funding provided by the
International Capital Market Association (ICMA) in Zurich, the Centre's
state-of-the-art facilities are among the best in Europe. Housed in its own award
winning building the Centre contains the largest simulated dealing facilities in
Europe as well as outstanding teaching and research space.
Henley Business School
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