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Dr Linh Nguyen

Dr Linh H Nguyen

BA(Hons), MBA, MA, PhD, FHEA

Lecturer in Banking and Finance

Editor, Centre for Responsible Banking and Finance

Contact details

Tel: +44 (0)1334 46 4835

Teaching 2017-2018

  • MN3101 Corporate Finance and Control
  • MN5442 Corporate Financial Management


Linh is a Lecturer in Banking and Finance at the University of St Andrews School of Management. He received his PhD in Banking and MA in Banking and Finance (Distinction) from Bangor University, Wales. He also holds an MBA in General Management from California Southern University, USA. Before his appointment to the School of Management in June 2014, Linh was a lecturer at Northumbria University, England.

His research focuses on banking and financial regulation. Specifically, Linh is interested in exploring how banks respond to regulatory requirements and the impact of this on market structure, systemic risk, and the real economy. His most recent work appears in the British Journal of Management. Currently, he is the editor of the working paper series of the Centre for Responsible Banking and Finance of the University of St Andrews School of Management.

Prior to joining academia, Linh worked for many years in industry. The most senior position he held was Head of Treasury of the first private bank in Vietnam, with 100 branches nationwide. Within this role, he led a team in charge of managing bank liquidity, interbank lending and stock investments.

Research interests

Financial stability

Selected publications


Does corporate culture affect bank risk-taking? Evidence from loan-level data
Nguyen, D. D., Nguyen, H. L. & Sila, V. 14 Feb 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Management. p. 1-51 51 p.
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

An analysis of loan loss provisioning behaviour in Vietnamese banking
Bryce, C., Dadoukis, A., Hall, M., Nguyen, L. H. & Simper, R. Aug 2015 In : Finance Research Letters. 14, p. 69-75
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Foreign bank entry in Southeast Asia
Molyneux, P., Nguyen, L. H. & Xie, R. 2013 In : International Review of Financial Analysis. 30, p. 26-35
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Competition and risk in Southeast Asian commercial banking
Hong, L., Molyneux, P. & Nguyen, L. H. 2012 In : Applied Economics. 44, 28, p. 3627-3644
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Determinants of efficiency in Southeast Asian banking
Gardener, E., Molyneux, P. & Nguyen, L. H. 2011 In : The Service Industries Journal. 31, 16, p. 2693-2719
Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle


Selected other information

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (2013).