Lecturer in Finance
Gwion Williams is a Lecturer in Finance in Bangor Business School. He has been with the business school since 2007 when he undertook his MSc in Finance course. He then worked as a research assistant on an ESRC funded project looking at opportunistic managerial behaviour around the times of share option grants in the UK. He did his PhD in Finance between 2009 - 2013 in Bangor, and has held the position of Lecturer in Finance since September 2012.
His research interest is in sovereign credit ratings and their effects on world markets and banks, and he is a member of the credit ratings research group at Bangor. He also has research interests in executive remuneration. He is currently co-supervising two PhD researchers.
His teaching interests lie in quantitative methods, financial engineering, financial modelling, financial econometrics, and research methods.
Roles within Bangor Business School
- Research and Impact Working Group
- Pwyllgor Addysgu a Dysgu Cyfrwng Cymraeg (Teaching and Learning Committee - Welsh Language)
- Postgraduate and undergraduate teaching
- Personal Tutor
Other Roles in Bangor University
Module moderator in the Chartered Banker MBA programme for the Financial Analysis module. Prevously module moderator in the Corporate Finance module. He has also conducted academic reads for both modules.
PhD in Finance
MSc in Finance
BSc in Astrophysics
Division: Financial Studies
Location: Room 0.15, Hen Goleg
Telephone: 01248 38 3959
I will consider supervising exceptional applicants at PhD level in the following research areas:
- Financial Sector Credit Ratings
- Sovereign Credit Ratings
- Regulation and the Credit Rating Agencies
- Executive pay