Andrew Ross

Andrew Ross

Dr Andrew Ross PhD, BA (Hons), PGCE, FHEA, FRGS

Lecturer in International Business


Dr. Ross is currently a tenured lecturer in economics and international business within the School of Management at Edinburgh Napier University. Prior to this appointment Andrew taught economics at The University of Edinburgh and worked within the corporate division of The Royal Bank of Scotland. In addition to leading the university’s BA Business Management degree in Singapore, he has current teaching and module leadership responsibilities for areas including: theory of the firm, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, industrial location and foreign direct investment.

Andrew is a published author in the field of corporate governance and regional economics with particular emphasis on spatial aspects of regional investment and entrepreneurial activity. His current research interests largely relate to economic geography, and the impact institutions and governance have on country level foreign direct investment.

He is a Fellow of both the Higher Education Academy, and the Royal Geographical Society, and currently serves as an Associate Editor for the journal Corporate Governance.


Editorial Activity

  • Associate Editor - Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business and Society


External Examining/Validations

  • External Panel Member - BA International Business Validation (University of West of Scotland)


Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society
  • Lawrence Ho Foundation grant of £8000 to undertake consultancy project into entrepreneurial motivation, success factors and problems faced by SME’s in Hong Kong and Scotland.
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013 for my paper entitled ‘A review of the influence of corporate governance on the banking crises in the United Kingdom and Germany’ published in Corporate Governance.



  • Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business and Society
  • Oxford University Press


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