Management Practice Professor of Finance
Director of the Global Executive MBA Programme
Fellow of St Catharine’s College
MA (University of Cambridge), MPhil (University of Oxford), PhD (University of London)
My research interests include economics and financing of energy infrastructure, especially nuclear power. I was previously Deputy Head of European Equity Research at JPMorgan where I had responsibility for the technical and quantitative research teams and the technology, media, and telecoms sectors. I’m also a Fellow in Management at St Catharine’s College, where I chair the investment committee.
I’m part of the Finance subject group at Cambridge Judge Business School, and the Cambridge Energy Policy Research Group.
News and insights
Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, launches an exciting addition to its degree programmes – the Global Executive MBA – combining the richness of the Cambridge experience with teaching blocks off-campus, live online and in other countries.
Renew Economy | 10 March 2021
Dr Simon Taylor, Faculty (Professor level) in Management Practice (Finance) at Cambridge Judge, comments on nuclear power in relation to the 10th anniversary of Fukushima nuclear disaster. “The history of nuclear power is something of a rollercoaster from inflated claims and optimism to disillusionment,” said Dr Taylor. “But the main reason is not a shift in public opinion following Fukushima, with attitudes remaining surprisingly favourable in the UK. The problem with new nuclear remains economic: it costs too much to build.”
Dr Simon Taylor, Faculty (Professor level) in Management Practice (Finance) at Cambridge Judge Business School, writes in a letter to the Financial Times that climate change will challenge even investment funds focused on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
Dr Simon Taylor Faculty (Professor level) in Management Practice (Finance) at Cambridge Judge Business School, was one of the panellists on a podcast discussing about nuclear power in the UK, the Hinkley Point power plant, energy policy and more.
Financial Times, 19 August 2019
Letters: Overuse dulls the impact of a vigorous figure of speech
Daily Nation, 24 June 2019
Infrastructure projects most profitable
Korea Economic Daily, 7 October 2018
China Global Television Network, 27 September 2018
China’s economy is driven by consumption