ECIAIR Biographies

Below are the ECIAIR Biographies of the Conference and Programme Chairs, Key Note Speakers and Mini-Track Chairs.

Conference and Programme Chairs

Dr Paul Griffiths BSc, MEng, DBA, A.Dip.C is Professor of Banking, Finance and Fintech and Academic Director of the MSc in Banking and Fintech at the Ecole de Management de Normandie and is based at the UK Campus in Oxford. Prior to becoming a full-time academic Paul spent many years in leadership positions at global management consulting firms, serving Boards of blue-chip companies, particularly in the financial services sector. He specialises in the management of intangible assets such as intellectual capital and artificial intelligence. He helps organisations and industry sectors set up knowledge networks on technological platforms such as cognitive computing, augmented reality and blockchain. Having lived in nine and worked in 15 countries he defines himself as multicultural. 

Dr Caroline Stockman is an experienced Senior Lecturer with a demonstrated history of working in higher education and the commercial e-learning industry. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Winchester, UK, and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Cultural Studies at the University of Leuven, Belgium. As a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a JISC Digital Leader, she is a recognised expert on effective human-technology relationships. She has presented her work at MIT and BCS - the Chartered Institute of IT, and published her most recent monograph on technology acceptance with Routledge.

Keynote Speakers

Mini Track Chairs

Workshop Facilitators