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Assoc Professor Thomas Conlon

Assoc Professor

Thomas Conlon

Associate Professor
School of Business
01 716 8909
University College Dublin, School of Business, Graduate School of Business Carysfort Avenue Blackrock Co. Dublin


Dr. Thomas Conlon is Associate Professor of Banking and Finance in the UCD School of Business. Previously, he worked within asset management and as a consultant in the area of financial services. He obtained his PhD and MSc from Dublin City University and undergraduate degree from Trinity College Dublin. His main research interests are in banking, risk management, asset pricing and FinTech. In particular, he is interested in the impact of investor horizon on investment strategy, risk management and banking stability. Recent Research has been published in journals such as the European Journal of Operational Research, the Journal of International Money and Finance, the Journal of Financial Stability and the Journal of Futures Markets. He is Associate Editor for the European Journal of Finance and International Review of Financial Analysis. Thomas has held visiting positions at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and Simon Fraser University. He is Spoke Leader with the Science Foundation Ireland funded ADAPT FinTech Fusion Spoke and a funded investigator with the Financial Mathematics and Computation Cluster. He was also the recipient of a prestigious New Horizons Research Grant from the Irish Research Council and a Dobbin Scholarship. Thomas is Director of the UCD Centre for Financial Markets and Academic Director for the MSc Aviation Finance. He has lectured in aviation finance, corporate finance, financial econometrics and quantitative methods at undergraduate, MSc and MBA levels. Thomas was recipient of a UCD School of Business award for Excellence in Teaching (2017).


  • Associate Professor of Banking and Finance
    University College Dublin, Ireland1 Feb 2016
  • Lecturer in Banking and Finance
    University College Dublin, Ireland1 Sep 2012


  • Associate Editor
    European Journal of Finance, United Kingdom1 Jul 2018
  • Associate Editor
    International Review of Financial Analysis, Ireland1 May 2019


  • BA (Mod)
    Trinity College Dublin
  • MSc
    Dublin City University (DCU) IRL
  • PhD
    Dublin City University (DCU) IRL