Matthew Haigh



I founded and currently edit the Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, a scholarly journal published by Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group. I hold a PhD in financial investment and am a chartered accountant and certified information systems auditor. I lecture in accounting at the University of London and have a professional background in the auditing profession.


My research investigates the discourse of finance and financial investment in ethical and semiotic contexts. Previous projects have included investors’ portfolio-allocation decisions; regulation requiring social and environmental information disclosures to be attached to financial products; the way in which financial institutions valorize information; and the visual rhetoric of environmental communications. I am currently leading an international project with Frank Jan de Graaf (SFM) that looks at behavioural norms in the retail and investment banking sectors.

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