Prof Owain ap Gwilym

Professor in Finance

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Professor Owain ap Gwilym

Division: Financial Studies

Location: Room 1.17, Hen Goleg

Telephone: 01248 38 2176

Email: owain.apgwilym@bangor.ac.uk

Contact Info

Professor Owain ap Gwilym

Division: Financial Studies

Location: Room 1.17, Hen Goleg

Telephone: 01248 38 2176

Email: owain.apgwilym@bangor.ac.uk

Overview

Profile

Professor of Finance

Professor ap Gwilym has published over eighty academic research articles. His work has appeared in many internationally recognised journals such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, European Financial Management, Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Futures Markets and Journal of Business Finance and Accounting. Previously he was Professor of Finance at Aberystwyth University, and he has also held academic posts at the universities of Southampton and Swansea.

He leads the credit ratings research group at Bangor, which includes Dr Rasha Alsakka, Dr Edward Jones, Dr Noemi Mantovan, Dr Gwion Williams and several PhD students.

He has engaged in projects with various organisations including CFA UK, Chartered Banker Institute, Financial Times, Fitch Learning, Fitch Ratings, InteractiveData, Inquire, Moody’s Investors Service, Risk Books and Scottish Widows.

He is an associate editor of the European Journal of Finance.

Qualifications

PhD (Finance), University of Wales (Swansea).
BSc (Management Science), University of Wales (Swansea).

Roles within Bangor Business School

  • Deputy Head of School.
  • Director of Studies for taught postgraduate programmes in accounting, banking and finance.
  • PhD Admissions Tutor.

 

Research

Research Interests

Credit risk and credit ratings, Market microstructure, Investment management.

Research Supervision

I have supervised over 20 completed PhDs. Currently supervising six PhD students.

 

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching

Postgraduate Teaching

  • International Financial Markets (ASB-4103/4403).
  • Current Issues in International Finance (ASB-4441).
  • Capital Markets and Treasury Management (ASB-9040).
  • Financial Research Seminars (co-ordinator, ASB-4903).
  • CFA Series (co-ordinator, ASB-4910).
  • MSc/MA Dissertations (co-ordinator).
  • Doctoral Training: Credit Ratings research.

Undergraduate Teaching

  • Personal Finance (ASB-2415)
  • Buddsoddiad (ADB-2217/3217)

Other

Activities

Associate Editor

Journal of Banking and Finance, 2013-17.

International Review of Financial Analysis, 2011-17.

 

PhD external examinations

Bradford, Bristol, Cardiff, Cass, Durham, Hull, Manchester, Reading, Robert Gordon, Southampton, St Andrews, Swansea, Sydney.

MSc External Examination

Aston, Cass, Exeter, Lancaster, Manchester.

Other indicators of the impact of research

Research profiled in the Financial Times and the New York Times.

Research outputs (74)

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