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Richard Arthur Brealey

Richard Arthur Brealey, British finance educator. Fellow British Academy.


  • Brealey, Richard Arthur was born on June 9, 1936 in Barnet, Herts, England. Son of Albert Edward and Irene Gwendoline Brealey.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Oxford (England) University, 1959.


    • Investment department Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, London, 1959-1966. Computer applications manager Keystone Custodian Funds of Boston, 1966-1968. Professor finance London Business School, 1968-1998.

      Special adviser to governor Bank of England, 1998-2001. Professor emeritus London Business School, since 2001. Visiting professor finance London Business School, since 1998.


    • Study Guide to accompany Fundamentals of Corporate Finance
    • Prepared by Matthew Will of the University of Indianapolis, the Study Guide contains a thorough list of activities for the student, including an introduction to the chapter, sources of business information, key concepts and terms, sample problems with solutions, integrated PowerPoint slides, and related web links.


    Fellow British Academy.



    Rock climbing, skiing, horse riding.


    • Married Diana Cecily Brown-Kelly. Children: David, Charles.
    • father: Albert Edward
    • mother: Irene Gwendoline Brealey
    • spouse: Diana Cecily Brown-Kelly
    • children: David Brealey
    • Charles Brealey
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    Born June 9, 1936
    • 1959
      Oxford (England) University
    • 1959 - 1966
      Investment department Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1966 - 1968
      computer applications manager, Keystone Custodian Funds of Boston
    • 1968 - 1998
      professor, finance London Business School
    • 1998 - 2001
      special adviser to governor Bank of England
    • 2001
      professor, emeritus London Business School