Andrew Johnston was appointed Professor of Company Law and Corporate Governance at the University of Warwick in July 2020. Before joining Warwick, he held positions at the Universities of Sheffield, Queensland, Cambridge and Warsaw. He researches widely on corporate governance. Recent papers have examined the evolution of corporate governance over the course of the twentieth century and its impact on management and the enterprise. His current work includes an examination of team production theory in Japan and the contribution of institutional investor stewardship to sustainability.
Andrew studied law at Cambridge and wrote his doctorate at the European University Institute in Florence. Before becoming an academic he practised as a solicitor with Herbert Smith and the Treasury Solicitor.