Ivan Whiston

Ivan Whiston

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

Nottingham Business School

Staff Group(s)
Department of Management


Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Module Leader Investment and Portfolio Management (BABFS), Risk Management and Insurance (BAB:FS route), Business Enterprise and Project Management (BABM). Joint Module Leader Issues in Financial Services Planning and Management (BAB:FS route). Dissertation Supervisor, Placement Visit Tutor, Senior Tutor (BABFS Level 2).

Current projects

Development of new modules relating to the Financial Services route of BA (Hons) Business

Research areas

  • Small business and entrepreneurship
  • Risk management and insurance
  • Selling and sales strategy (particularly associated with financial services)
  • Portfolio management
  • Strategic developments in financial services
  • Experiential learning

External activity

  • Member and Chartered Insurance Practitioner of the Chartered Insurance Institute - Professional ACII Qualification
  • MBA (Financial Services Sector)
  • Professional Teaching Qualification - Cert Ed
  • Previous course leadership of Chartered Institute of Bankers and Chartered Building Society Institute Programmes
  • Previous working member of Business School Learning and Teaching Group producing several papers presented at the University's Learning and Teaching Group Conference
  • Development of new modules often with a significant element of experiential learning e.g. Business Enterprise and Project Management Module involves setting up and running a real small business (Ltd Company)
  • Management experience in both public and private sector organisations including Area Manager - Rifella Ltd (leisure organisation), Assistant Manager - Anglia Building Society
  • Distance Learning Tutor for Chartered Insurance Institute