Research interests - corporate governance, family companies and decision making.
Degree in Jurisprudence from Oxford University. Professional accounting career with Coopers and Lybrand. A former chartered accountant (ICAEW) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.
Joined the Newcastle Business School in 1992 and held positions as an Associate Dean Undergraduate and Associate Dean Teaching and Learning in the Business School and in the Faculty of Business and Law. In 1997 was seconded to the Know How Fund and worked as a Resident Advisor at the Ukrainian central bank as part of a multi-agency team advising on the implementation of banking reform measures In 2014 was appointed as Director, Northumbria London Campus and launched the new campus.
Joined Liverpool John Moores University in August 2015 as Dean, Liverpool Business School.
External appointments include editorial and review responsibilities, a Panel member for EFMD’s EPAS accreditation, non-executive director and Trustee positions.
Wang T, Qu Z, Yang Z, Nichol T, Dimitriu D, Clarke G, Bowde D, Lee P. 2020. Impact analysis of climate change on rail systems for adaptation planning: A UK case Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 83 DOI Author Url Public Url
Wang T, Qu Z, Yang Z, Nichol T, Dimitriu D, Clarke G, Bowden D. 2019. How can the UK road system be adapted to the impacts posed by climate change? By creating a climate adaptation framework Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 77 :403-424 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url
Adegbite E, Shrives P, Nichol T. 2011. Title of manuscript: The role of government in corporate governance: Perspectives from the UK Corporate Ownership and Control, 9 :283-293 DOI
Wang T, Qu Z, Yang Z, Nichol T, Clarke G, Ge Y. Climate Change Research on Transportation Systems: Climate Risks, Adaptation and Planning Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, DOI Public Url
Wang T, Qu Z, Nichol T, Yang Z, Dimitriu D, Clarke G, Bowden D. 2018. Impacts of climate change on rail systems: A new climate risk analysis model Haugen S, Barros A, VanGulijk C, Kongsvik T, Vinnem JE. SAFETY AND RELIABILITY - SAFE SOCIETIES IN A CHANGING WORLD, 28th Annual International European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL) :2771-2779 Author Url
Wang T, Qu Z, Yang Z, Nichol T, Dimitrio D, Clarke G, Bowden D. How Can the UK Road System be Adapted to the Impacts Posed by Climate Change? By Creating a Climate Adaptation Framework PROLOG 2018 conference
Nichol TJ. 2011. Board Power Relations and the Impact of the UK's Combined Code on Corporate Governance Ali U, Gregoriou GN. International Corporate Governance After Sarbanes-Oxley John Wiley & Sons 9781118161128
Trustee Committee, Liverpool Commonwealth Association, Trustee. 2021
Education Practice Awards 2020, British Academy of Management, Judge. 2020
Access to Justice Steering Group, Liverpool City Council/Law Society/Liverpool University, Board Member. 2019
Education Practice Award 2019, British Academy of Management, Judge. 2019
Professional Services Board, Liverpool Enterprise Partnership, Member. 2018
Citywide Strategy Group for Fairness and Tackling Poverty, Liverpool Council/Anglican Church, Member. 2018
Digital and Creative Board, Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, Board Member. 2016
The Economic Impact of Brexit, Guest Lecture, Galatasaray University, Turkey, Oral presentation. 2020
HR in a new Age, Horasis General Meeting, Virtual Meeting, Oral presentation. 2020
Thought Leadership in Events Management, Institute of Event Management Conference, Virtual : UK, Oral presentation. 2020
Embracing Innovation, Chinese Students and Scholars Association UK/ASOSAUK/CAMOT, Virtual, Oral presentation. 2020
Urbanization and Smart Cities, Horasis China Meeting, Law Vegas, Oral presentation. 2019
Innovating Globally, Horasis Global Meeting, Cascais, Portugal, Oral presentation. 2019
e-commerce expnsion, Horasis China Meeting, Kiev, Ukraine, Oral presentation. 2018
Creativity in the Unkown, Horasis Global Meetuing, Cascais, Oral presentation. 2018
Educating for a New Age, Horasis China Meeting, Sheffield, UK, Oral presentation. 2017
The future of Work, Horasis Global Meeting, Portugal, Other. 2017
A view from the Top, Chartereed Business Schools Association: Leaders in Learning and Teaching, Manchester Metropolitan University, Oral presentation. 2017
Innovative work-based degrees in Business: experience from the UK, Annula EFMD Management Education Conference, Madrid, Oral presentation. 2016
What's wrong with business education, European Association for International Education, Liverpool, Round Table Discussion. 2016
Corporate Governance and governance interventions: Evidence form the USA, UK, Russia and Malayasia, Northumbria Reserach Conference, Northumbria University, Oral presentation. 2016
Auditor Independence: The Impact of Director's Shareholdings, British Accounting Association NAG Conference, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds., Oral presentation. 2016
Leading the Accreditation Challenge, CABS : Leaders in Learning and Teaching Programme, Manchester Metroploitan University, Oral presentation. 2016
Standard 8 and Assurance of Learning, AACSB Accreditation Seminar, Bournemouth University, Oral presentation. 2015
Linking relevance and International Perspectives: Offering home student workplace learning opportunities abroad, EPAS Advisory Semiminar, EFMD, Brussels, Oral presentation. 2010
Student Mobility to and From the UK, Nice Network Conference, Universities Degli Studi di Genoa, Italy, Oral presentation. 2010
Governance and the role of non-executive directors, Institutte of Directors Briefing, Newcastle, Oral presentation. 2009
Working with Parents, Decision at 18 2009, Lancaster University, UK, Oral presentation. 2009
Institutional Change in Russian Corporate Governance: AnaAnalysis of Corporate Disputes, International Conference on Corporate Governance Research, Royal Holloway, University of London, Oral presentation. 2007
Institutional Change in Russian Corporate Governance: An Analysis of Corporate Disputes, The Financial Reporting and Business Communication Conference, Cardiff, Poster presentation. 2007
The Impact of Bologna and Tuning on Programme Design, Annual International Science and Methodology Conference, The Finance Academy under the Government of the Russian Federatiopn, Moscow, Oral presentation. 2007
The changing business model for Universities in the UK, International Summer School, Erfurt Applied Sciences University, Germany, Oral presentation. 2005
Refrom in Ukrainian Financial Reporting, Annual Conference of the Anglo-Ukrainian Accounting Association, Kiev, Oral presentation. 1995
Tax Treatment of Payments made on the Termination of Employment, Chartered Institute of Taxation Conference, Newcastle, Oral presentation. 1995
Other invited event:
Liverpool City Council: Employment and Skills Committee, Liverpool Town Hall, Presentation of the role of the Liverpool Business School in the city region. 2019
Roundtable Discussion on Leadership and Managament Skills, Liverpool Combined Authority, Chair. 2018
Liverpool & Sefton Chamber of Commerce/ IoD: Economic Business Breakfast, Merseyrail, Liverpool, Panel member for discussion titled 'Is Education helping or hindering business growth?'. 2016
Membership of professional bodies:
Fellow, Royal Society of Arts. 2018
Fellow, Chartered Management Institute. 2016
Academic Member, European Corporate Governance Institute. 2003
Fellow, Chartered Institute of Taxation. 1995
Associate Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. 1985
UK Know How Fund, Accounting Reform in Polish Universities. 2016
Justships Limited, Non Executive Director. 2012
Justships Limited, Non-Executive Director. 2012
DFID, National Bank Accounting Reform : Resident Advisor. 1997
UK Know How Fund, Accounting Reform : Central Bank Accounting Reform. 1996
UK Know How Fund, Accounting Reform : HE Syllabus Design. 1994
UK Know How Fund, Ukrainian Accounting Reform : University Sector. 1994
Business, Management and Education, Reviewer. 2016
European Journal of Economics and Management, Reviewer. 2014
European Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance, Conference Programme Committee member. 2007
SEDA accreditation. 1994
http://itsliverpool.com/, itsliverpool First Take : Timothy J Nichol.
Liverpool Business Post: A Coffee with ...Tim Nichol : 2018.
Press Article : Reducing the Three Months Gap. UK Guide to Skills and Learning , 2007.
Press Article: Top Tips for Clearing. Guardian.co.uk, August 2008.
The best things you haven't seen in Liverpool - Yet. Article - My kind of Culture. Invest Liverpool.
Times Higher Education 8 September 2016. Interviewed for article entitled Business schools at risk of 'operating in a vacuum'.
Other Professional Activity:
Chair: King Edward VI Foundation.
European Foundation for Management: Panel member for the EPAS accreditation system.
Liverpool College Governor.
Treasurer : Liverpool College PTA.