Barbara Casu Lukac
Professor Barbara Casu is the Director of the Centre for Banking Research at Cass Business School, where she is Professor of Banking and Finance. Her main research interests are in empirical banking, financial regulation, structured finance, accounting and corporate governance. Barbara has published widely, with over 40 publications in peer reviewed Journals. She has also written the popular textbook "Introduction to Banking" (Pearson FT), which is widely adopted for banking courses across the world. She has recently co-edited the Palgrave Handbook of European Banking. Outside academia, Professor Casu has been a consultant/visiting researcher at several organizations, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF); the European Commission (EC); Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS); the Building Societies Association (BSA). She is an advisory board member for the International Research Centre on Cooperative Finance hosted by HEC Montreal.