Kenny Crossan

Kenny Crossan

Dr Kenny Crossan



Lecturer in Economics, Edinburgh Napier University (From September 2005)
o Programme leader, MSc Investment Promotion and Economic Development
o Programme leader, MSc Business and Management (Singapore)
o Depute programme leader, BA (hons) Economics with Management
o Member of the Faculty Research Degree Management Group
o Member of the Faculty Research and Knowledge Transfer Committee
o PhD Programme leader, The Business School.
o Research led, SOE subject group.
o Module leader for Economics of Business Strategy (blended and distance learning – UK/Singapore/ Hong Kong).
o Module leader for Regional Economics and Financial planning (Distance learning)
o I currently supervise four PhD students and two DBA students ( 3 completions)

Editor: NUBS research paper series
Academic Advisor: Edinburgh Napier Journal of Finance and Economics (student journal)

Research Areas



Editorial Activity

  • Advisory Board member: Interdisciplinary journal of Economics and Business Law.
  • Academic Advisor: Edinburgh Napier Journal of Finance and Economics (student journal)


External Examining/Validations

  • External examiner: University of Kent
  • External Examiner: University of Plymouth
  • External Examiner: Sheffield Hallam University
  • External Examiner: Anglia Ruskin University
  • External Examiner: Leeds Metropolitan University
  • External Assessor: Advanced Diploma in Finance; Advanced Diploma in Finance (Investment)- Hong Kong University (SPACE)
  • External panel member for validation of BA (hons) Economics, University of Northampton


Fellowships and Awards

  • Follow of the High Education Academy
  • Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2013


Invited Speaker

  • WS Society Charity conference 2018 “Responsible business practices for the third sector in Scotland”


Media Activity

  • Interview for article in the New Statesman
  • Interview with the National newspaper
  • TV interview with STV news, corporate governance in Ranger Football Club (October 16th, 2013)


Research Degree External Examining

  • DBA External examiner, Heriot-Watt University, “Strategic repositioning of Export Promotion Organisations in Ghana: A framework for the internationalisation of SMEs.”
  • PhD External examiner, Plymouth University, " An Examination and Analysis of Bank Corporate Governance Regulation in The Gambia: A Grounded Theory Approach"



  • Reviewer: Interdisciplinary journal of Economics and Business Law
  • Reviewer: Journal of Small Business Management
  • Reviewing: Managerial Finance
  • Reviewer: Studies in Economics and Finance
  • Reviewer: Journal of Small Business and Enterprise
  • Reviewer: Small Business Economics
  • Reviewer: Corporate Governance
  • Reviewer:Managerial and Decision Economics
  • Reviewer: International Review of Financial Analysis
  • Reviewer: Journal of Interdisciplinary Economics


Visiting Positions

  • ERASMUS lecturer, Warsaw School of Economics.



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Current Post Grad projects

Previous Post Grad projects

Non-Napier PhD or MSc by Research supervisions

  • DBA supervisor at UWTSD