Bredin, Don

Don Bredin
Professor of Finance, University College Dublin
Director MSc in Energy and Environmental Finance, University College Dublin
Senior Research Fellow, IFPRI
Former Visiting Professor, CEEPR and Joint Program
Former Fulbright Scholar, CEEPR and Joint Program


Dr. Bredin is Professor of Finance at the UCD Graduate School of Business and Head of the Banking and Finance Subject Area. He has previously worked at the Research Department of the Central Bank of Ireland, City University, London and University of Newcastle, UK. He undertook his PhD in Economics at the University of Newcastle. His main research interests are in commodity finance, energy economics and environmental finance. Recent research has been published in Journal of Banking and Finance, The Energy Journal and Energy Economics. Dr. Bredin currently lectures Markets & the Environment and Commodity Finance on the MSc in Energy and Environmental Finance. He spent the 2012-13 academic year as a Visiting Professor and Fulbright Scholar at the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Education + Credentials
B.A., Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway
M.A., Economics, National University of Ireland, Galway
Ph.D, Economics, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne