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Paul Sanderson

Research Associate

Dr Paul Sanderson is a researcher and consultant in regulation and compliance and tutor in management at Anglia Ruskin University. He has previously held posts in the Centre for Business Research and the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge. He gained his PhD in the management of regulation from the Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge in 2001. 

As an active researcher for the past fifteen years he has led 16 social science projects with a total value of more than £2.25m. Projects completed include an examination of the implications for outcomes of switching venues for medical disciplinary hearings, the use of the "comply-or-explain" principle in corporate governance, impediments to data-sharing amongst UK regulators and the disposition of regulatees to comply with regulatory codes. He has also investigated the implications for the housing market of parents supporting their children in house purchase ("Bank of Mum and Dad") and the role of institutional investors in corporate accountability. 

His work has been for and funded primarily by UK government and associated agencies including the Economic and Social Research Council, Department of Business, Enterprise and Industrial Strategy, the Professional Standards Authority, the Social Mobility Commission, the Tenant Services Authority and the General Medical Council. As an expert in regulation he has been invited guest speaker at functions organised by various bodies including the Institute of Chartered Accountants in London, and BNP Paribas in Paris.

Contact details

Centre for Business Research

Cambridge Judge Business School

University of Cambridge

Trumpington Street