Richard A. Brealey is a special adviser to the Governor of the Bank of England and Visiting Professor of Finance and the Tokai Bank Professor of Finance at the London Business School. He is a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, and European Finance Review.
He was educated at Exeter College, Oxford. Dr. Brealey was a full-time faculty member of the London Business School from 1968-1998. He is a past Director of the American Finance Association and past President of the European Finance Association. He is an elected Honorary Fellow of the Society of Investment Analysts. He is also the former director of The Brattle Group, Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada UK Holdings plc, and Tokai Derivative Products Ltd.