First Name: Tong
Surname: Jiao
Position: Lecturer
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 263418

Duties and Responsibilities

Tong Jiao is a lecturer in Finance at the Aberdeen Business School. Tong is the module coordinator for the following undergraduate and postgraduate modules:

  • Corporate Financial Management (UG)
  • Alternative Investments (PG)
  • Financial Institutions and Markets (PG)
  • Oil & Gas Markets and Derivatives (PG)

He is also involved in teaching Corporate Financial Management to MBA students.

Tong received “I Love My Lecturer” teaching award from the students union of Robert Gordon University in June 2013.

Academic Background

Tong received his PhD (in Finance) from Aberystwyth University. He also holds an MSc (in Accounting and Finance) form University of Birmingham and a bachelor degree (in Engineering) from East China University of Science and Technology. 

Research Interests

Tong’s main research interests include:

  • corporate finance
  • credit rating

He is particularly interested in the impact of credit rating on firms’ financing decisions. 


“The impact of credit rating on firms’ debt ownership decisions --- empirical evidence from a sample of UK listed firms”, presented at BAFA Scottish Area Group Conference, August 2017, Aberdeen.