Dr Frank Canosa

Visiting Professor, Business School


Dr Frank CanosaFrank Canosa is a Visiting Professor at the University of Buckingham and taught Corporate Finance within the MSc in Accounting & Finance in 2010.  He proposed the introduction of the former MSc in International Financial Services and assisted in its revision to produce the new MSc in Finance and Investment.  As part of the revised MSc, he has taught The Financial System and International Financial Regulation & Anti-Money Laundering.

Frank is also a Visiting Professor at EDHEC, the business school in France, where he has taught an elective on private client wealth management and two MSc-required courses on the financial system. He has taught wealth management for both the Cass Business School of City University London and the British Bankers’ Association. He is scheduled to teach a new course in November/December 2017 on the wealth management industry as part of the Executive MBA Programme at Cass.  Frank is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) and was for several years its Chief Continuing Professional Development Adviser.  He has also been a member of the Institute’s Examination Board and of its Disciplinary Committee.

Frank was Special Adviser to the Board of Newton Investment Management Ltd for the five years ending December 2016. Earlier he was a consultant and a practising private banker both in Kleinwort Hambros and ABN AmRo.   He was CEO of Julius Baer International Ltd. and headed overseas private banking for the Swiss firm for several years. Before his career in wealth management he was an investment banker at Bank of America International Ltd where he was Executive Director in charge of capital markets and corporate finance.

Frank received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University in 1973 and a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law in 1978.  Born in Havana, Cuba he is married with two adult daughters.  He has dual British and American nationality.

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