Song Zhang


  • KY16 9RJ

    United Kingdom

Accepting Postgraduate Research Students

Personal profile

Teaching activity

Teaching 2022-2023

MN4116 Financial Markets and Investments

MN5608 Risk Management




Dr Song Zhang joined the School of Management in August 2019 as a lecturer in Banking & Finance. He holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Surrey and a BSc in Biotechnology from Nanjing University. His research interests lie in the areas of banking, entrepreneurial finance, corporate finance and financial reporting. Song has published research papers in internationally excellent academic journals, such as the Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Business Research, International Small Business Journal, and Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, among others. His research output has captured the interest from the media including the Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance. Song has also produced a book chapter in the Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurial Finance published by the Oxford University Press. Moreover, his research has successfully attracted funding from the British Academy and the Leverhulme Trust.

Dr Song Zhang has accumulated teaching experience in the areas of financial accounting, financial management, corporate finance, business valuation, financial investment, risk management, research methods, etc. He is a member of the School Ethics Committee and serves as the Undergraduate Admissions Officer for the School of Management.

Song welcomes applications for PhD study.

Academic/Professional Qualification

PhD; MSc (Distinction); BSc

Profile Keywords

Entrepreneurial finance and banking; corporate finance; financial reporting

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Impacts of relationship banking and capital market concentration on small business finance, UNIVERSITY OF SURREY

Award Date: 30 Jun 2016


  • HG Finance
  • Banking
  • Corporate Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Financial Reporting


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