Professor Owain ap Gwilym
Division: Financial Studies
Location: Room 1.17, Hen Goleg
Telephone: 01248 38 2176
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.
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.
Credit risk and credit ratings, Market microstructure, Investment management.
I have supervised over 20 completed PhDs. Currently supervising six PhD students.
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.