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Dr Damian Tobin

Dr Damian Tobin


Lecturer in Management

Department of Management & Marketing

+353 (0) 21 490 2942


Dr Damian Tobin is Lecturer in Management at Cork University Business School. His research focuses on the history of the banking and oil sectors with a special focus on Hong Kong's Chinese banks and the relationship between  national oil companies and the environment; currency internationalisation; and the reform of state institutions.

He is currently working on an ESRC/NSF funded project “Developing financial systems to support sustainable growth in China – The role of innovation, diversity and financial regulation” (2017-2020).

His articles have appeared in such journals as Business History, World Development, Corporate Governance: An International Review and the Journal of Contemporary Asia as well as in broader media outlets such as the BBC, Newsweek and The Conversation.

He has significant experience in providing economic policy briefings for international corporations, governments, think-tanks and advisory firms. He is a graduate of the University of Limerick (MBS Economics) and holds a doctorate in Finance and Management from the University of London.