Monday 04 November 2013 -
18:30 to 20:30
British Council Siam Square

New Evidence of Relative Performance Evaluation in UK Chief Executive Compensation

The British Council is pleased to invite you to attend a seminar/lecture by Kingston University at the British Council, Siam Square and meet with Dr Stuart Archbold, Deputy Dean and Head of Business School, Faculty Management, Kingston University.

On this special occasion, Dr Stuart Archbold will deliver a public lecture on the topic of New Evidence of Relative Performance Evaluation in UK Chief Executive Compensation


About the Seminar

This study examines how firm performance influences CEO pay in UK public listed companies. It explores evidence of relative performance evaluation (RPE) in CEO pay, following the recommendation in the Combined Code on Corporate Governance (Financial Reporting Council, 2000) to link executive pay to relative firm performance.

About the speaker

Stuart joined Kingston University in 2001 from the University of North London. Prior to his academic career, Stuart worked in various management and business planning roles in the construction, steel and manufacturing industries for a number of national and multinational companies. As well as teaching and researching in UK universities, Stuart has also taught on ERASMUS and SOCRATES programmes in France, Greece, Portugal and Spain. His research interests include corporate dividend policy, capital structure, mergers & acquisitions, CEO remuneration, and CEO share trading. Stuart is currently supervising doctoral students in the areas of: financial risk and risk management; CEO remuneration and corporate performance; mergers and acquisitions; corporate governance.

About the institution

Kington University is a public research university located on the banks of the River Thames just 25 minutes from central London. It is one of the UK’s most popular universities, receiving more applications than any other UK university in 2010. Academic strengths: Architecture, Aeronautical Engineering, Business, Forensic Science, Geography, Geology, Illustration and Animation, Fashion, Law, Mathematics, Nursing and Midwifery, Social Sciences and Surveying.


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