Dr Gwion Williams

Lecturer in Finance

Contact info

Division: Financial Studies

Location: Room 0.15, Hen Goleg

Telephone: 01248 38 3959

Email: gwion.williams@bangor.ac.uk



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

Teaching and Supervision

Undergraduate teaching

  • ASB-1114 Business Analytics
  • ADB-1114 Dulliau Dadansoddi Busnes
  • ADB-2111 Dulliau Ystadegol
  • ASB-3001 Market Risk Analytics

Postgraduate teaching

  • ASB-4417 Market Risk Analytics
  • ASB-4909 Finance Dissertation
  • ASB-4910 Financial Research and CFA series


PhD Supervision


  • Sandy Paola Perez Robles. 'Credit Ratings in the Insurance Sector'
  • Ho Phuong Lan Dang. 'The impact of the transactional website adoption on banks’ performance'

Recently completed

  • Bouchra Benzennou. 'The Market Microstructure of Stock Futures and Equity Options'



Contact Info

Division: Financial Studies

Location: Room 0.15, Hen Goleg

Telephone: 01248 38 3959

Email: gwion.williams@bangor.ac.uk

Postgraduate Project Opportunities

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

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