Prof Jon Williams

Professor of Banking

Contact info

Professor Jonathan Williams

Professor of Banking and Finance

Email: jon.williams@bangor.ac.uk

Office: Hen Goleg

Professor Jonathan Williams is Professor of Banking and Finance at Bangor University. Jonathan is Visiting Professor at the University of Turin, Italy, the University of Malta, and ZUFE (Zheijiang University of Finance and Economics), China. 

Jonathan's research applies empirical methods to measure the impact on bank performance outcomes of inter alia public policy, ownership structures, and board-level characteristics. Jonathan has presented his research at institutions, such as, The World Bank and central banks, and delivered keynote speeches at conferences and universities across the world. Jonathan's current interests include executive remuneration, FinTech, and M&A. He is currently participating in OPtBank, a EC Erasmus Plus Capacity Building Program to develop research training involving universities in Indonesia.

Jonathan is a former Head of Bangor Business School. He is a Trustee of Bangor University Pension Scheme, co-director of the Institute of European Finance, Editor of World Banking Abstracts, and Chair of the European Association of Teachers of Banking and Finance. 

  1. Published

    The European Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive: A market assessment

    Pancotto, L., ap Gwilym, O. & Williams, J., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Financial Stability. 44

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Published

    The effect of family control on value and risk-taking in Mexico: A socioemotional wealth approach

    Poletti-Hughes, J. & Williams, J., May 2019, In : International Review of Financial Analysis. 63, p. 369-381 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    Bank restructuring and bank stability in Latin America

    Vo, N., Williams, J. M., Fernández de Guevara Radoselovics, J. (ed.) & Monsalvez, J. P. (ed.), 15 Dec 2012, Modern Bank Behaviour. 2012 ed. Palgrave Macmillan Publishing, p. 48-67

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  4. Published

    Does ownership explain bank M&A? The case of domestic banks and foreign banks in Brazil.

    Williams, F. C., Williams, J. M., Arestis, P. (ed.) & De Paula, L. F. (ed.), 1 Jan 2008, Financial Liberalization and Economic Performance in Emerging Countries.. 2008 ed. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 194-216

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  5. Published

    What does bank financial profile tells us about mergers and acquisitions in Latin American banking?

    Williams, F. C., Williams, J. M., Fiordelisi, F. (ed.), Molyneux, P. (ed.) & Previati, D. (ed.), 1 Jan 2010, New Issues in Financial Institutions Management. 2010 ed. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 153-170

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  6. Published

    Bank performance and governance change in Latin America.

    Williams, J. M., 1 Oct 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  7. Published

    Financial liberalisation and the profit efficiency of domestic-owned and foreign-owned banks in Thailand.

    Williams, J. M. & Intarachote, T., 27 Apr 2002.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  8. Published

    The search for value: cross-border bank M&A in emerging markets.

    Williams, J. M. & Liao, A., 1 Jan 2008, In : Comparative Economic Studies. 50, p. 274-296

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  10. Published

    Liberalisation, ownership, and efficiency: A comparative study of South East Asian banking.

    Williams, J. M. & Nguyen, N., 1 Nov 2003.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper