Cardiff Business School People

Dr Simon Norton

Lecturer in Accounting

+44 (0) 29 208 76675
E06, Aberconway Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
  • LLB (Cardiff Law School, University of Wales)
  • LLM (Cardiff Law School, University of Wales)
  • PhD (Department of Maritime Studies, University of Wales)

Teaching commitments

  • PhD supervision
  • Course Director for first year course, Legal Studies
  • Course Director for second year course, Law of Banking, Commerce, and Investment

Additional teaching activities

  • Course Director for Marine Insurance for the training body of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
  • External Examiner for Caribbean-based business school in the subject of bank regulation and security
  • Supervisor of numerous dissertations on postgraduate degree schemes

Research interests

  • Business ethics: banking activity and its impact upon the natural environment
  • Corporate governance in the context of financial institutions Banking regulation and financial fragility
  • Innovation in the global capital markets
  • Islamic finance and financial instruments
  • Public sector administration and reform including public private partnerships, private finance initiatives, supreme audit institutions (SAI's)

Research projects

Research currently in progress for 3 and 4 star journal submissions

  • Banking sector corporate governance in a developing economy context
  • Organisational theory and application in the courtroom
  • Supreme audit institutions: a cross-cultural comparative approach.

PhD supervision research interests

  • Corporate governance in banking sectors
  • Economic development in developing countries
  • Islamic banking and finance

Additional activities

Membership of Professional Bodies:

  • American Society of Public Administration
  • Association of International Accounting
  • British Accounting Association
  • European Accounting Association
  • European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
  • International Political Science Association