Bruce Gahir combines experience in financial systems management with work in international institutions such as HSBC. After graduating from University of London, Bruce first worked in the international banking environment before diverting to the study of philosophy and teaching at Prague College. He is currently Associate Head of the Schools of Business and IT & Computing, as well as a Principal Lecturer in both schools, where he teaches Financial Accounting, Business Ethics with Corporate Governance and Business Strategy.
Bruce’s research interests are in the areas of Virtue Ethics, Finance, and Business Strategy. Currently his research focuses on Business Ethics with a special interest in decision-making models using the framework of Virtue Ethics. Other areas of interest, together with those of Head of School Stefano Cavagnetto, are to do with Portfolio Theory, CAPM, algorithmic trading, behavioural finance, and efficiency of financial markets.
Bruce has been with Prague College since 2007 and actively collaborates in CRIS (the Centre for Research and Interdisciplinary Studies), with the strategic development of which he is currently assisting Dr. Cavagnetto.
Bruce holds MSc in Applied Mathematics from the University of London, Queen Mary College, MPhil in Philosophy (Business Ethics), and BA (Hons) in Philosophy from the University of London, Birkbeck College as well as BSc (Hons) in Mathematics/Physics from the University of London, Bedford College. He also holds CIMA Qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and PGCE - Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the UK Department of Education.