About Chris Higson

Chris Higson works at London Business School, where he was the chair of the accounting faculty and the academic director for finance programmes.

He has advised many of the world’s leading industrial and financial companies as well as a number of governmental and not-for-profit organisations and he was a member of the UK’s Industrial Development Advisory Board. He is a regular commentator on television, radio and in the international press.

Higson’s research covers financial performance and valuation, and governance and regulation and he has authored over a hundred academic papers, books, and cases.

His recent research focuses on measuring the performance of private equity, the impact of the macroeconomy on business, and the value of information to organizations. Higson is a chartered accountant and has a PhD in finance from London Business School and degrees in philosophy and economics from UCL.

Contact Chris Higson at chigson@london.edu