Dr. Liu completed a PhD in Accounting and Finance from University of Bristol in 2014 and joined Swansea University as Lecturer in Finance in the same year.
Prior to PhD study, he had been working as an analyst at HSBC, specialising in leveraged and acquisition finance, and structured finance, in both London and Hong Kong office.
Dr. Liu also has a Master and Bachelor degree in economics and finance at University of Bristol. Dr. Liu's research interest includes performance impact of corporate manager's skill, executive compensation, corporate governance, and corporate social responsibility.
Recently, Dr. Liu has been investigating the impact of CEO skill set on firm’s CSR engagement and firm corporate governance choices.
Supervisory Topics: topics related to CEO’s incentive, corporate governance (internal and/or external monitoring), corporate innovation, and corporate social responsibility.