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. 2008
  2. Published

    Bank performance and governance change in Latin America.

    Williams, J. M., 1 Oct 2008.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  3. Published

    Are European savings banks too small? A comparison of scale economies and scale efficiency.

    Williams, J. M., 1 Jan 2008, In : Journal of Financial Decision Making. 4, 2, p. 45-58

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  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

    La UEM y el Sistema Bancario Europeo.

    Gardener, E. P., Molyneux, P. & Williams, J. M., 1 Jan 2008, In : Papeles de Economica Espanola. 84-85, p. 118-135

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. 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

  7. 2007
  8. Published

    Bank failure, restructuring-driven and market-driven M&A in Latin America: What can bank financial profile tell us?

    Cardias Williams, F. & Williams, J. M., 1 Sep 2007.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  9. Published

    Analysing the determinants of performance of best and worst European banks: a mixed logit approach.

    Barros, C. P., Ferriera, C. & Williams, J. M., 1 Jul 2007, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 31, 7, p. 2189-2203

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

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

    Cardias Williams, F. & Williams, J. M., 28 Feb 2007.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  11. Published

    Cross-border bank M&A in emerging markets – value creation or destruction?

    Williams, J. M., Liao, A., Molyneux, P. (ed.) & Vallelado, E. (ed.), 1 Jan 2007, Frontiers of Banks in a Global Economy. 2007 ed. Palgrave Macmillan, p. 59-77

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  12. Published

    The financial system in Asia and Australia.

    Williams, J. M. & Nguyen, N., 1 Jan 2007, In : Papeles de Economica Espanola. 110, p. 116-144

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle