Chris Brooks was formerly Professor of Finance at the Cass Business School, City University London. He holds a PhD and a BA in Economics and Econometrics, both from the University of Reading. His teaching has included statistics, econometrics, asset pricing and portfolio management, corporate finance and the philosophy of research.
Brooks has acted as advisor and consultant to various agencies and companies and is on the editorial boards of numerous journals including the International Journal of Forecasting, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, and the British Accounting Review.
He was a member of the Accounting and Finance sub-panel for the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise and of the Business and Management sub-panel for the Research Excellence Framework 2014. Brooks is a former member of the Executive Committee of the Conference of Professors of Accounting and Finance and is a member of the ESRC peer review college. He has received research funding from the ESRC and from the Leverhulme Trust.