BCA Hons (in Economics), Victoria University of Wellington, 1974
Diploma in Banking (distinction), Massey University, 1994
Master of Business Studies (in Banking), Massey University, 1997
Doctor of Philosophy in Banking (2005). Thesis title was: “An examination of New Zealand bank efficiency”.
Professional Relationships and Awards
Senior Fellow of FINSIA (formerly the Australasian Institute of Banking and Finance). This is the highest grade of membership. Also member of New Zealand council for FINSIA.
Editorial boards of:
Banks and Bank Systems (until 2017)
International Journal of Revenue Management
Journal of African Business
Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance
Member, Wellington Club
University-aligned trustee on Massey University Property Foundation (since 2018).
Currently primary supervisor for 4 PhD students (but with another one scheduled to start August 2018).
PhD completions – 6:
Sam F Maea (2011). “The Efficiency of the Commercial Banks in six Pacific Island Countries.”
Azira Abdul-Adzis (2012). “The impact of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) on bank loan loss provisioning behaviour and bank earnings volatility”.
Faisal Rana (2013). “Essays on International Risk Sharing”.
Thanh Ngo (2015). “Efficiency of the banking system in Vietnam under financial liberalization”.
Uzma Shahzad (2015). “Performance measurement of South Asian microfinance institutions”.
Xiping Li (2018). “An examination of bank risk measures and their relationship to systemic risk measurement”.
More than 80 Master’s projects supervised since 1998, plus 2 theses.
Have acted as examiner for 14 PhDs (three internal, five New Zealand external, six international); one DBA (internal). Have also examined a number of Master’s theses.
Professor, specialising in Banking, and Head of School, since 1 April 2018.