Professor Paul B. McGuinness

Paul B. McGuinness is a Tenured Professor in the Department of Finance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He has also served as Chairman of the Department for two extended terms (August 2000–July 2004; and August 2005-July 2009).

Prior to his appointment at CUHK, Prof. McGuinness was a faculty member of the School of Industrial and Business Studies at the University of Warwick (UK). He has also held, while on leave from CUHK, positions as the National Bank Chair of Finance at the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (January-December 1996), Head of Research at the Hong Kong securities regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission (July-December 2000), and Visiting Professor in the Department of Economics at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia (Mid February – June 2008).

Professor McGuinness has taught widely in undergraduate, graduate and executive programmes in the UK, Hong Kong, Mainland China, New Zealand and Australia. His research activities are in financial markets, securities analysis and corporate finance. He has published widely including a book entitled ‘A Guide to the Equity Markets of Hong Kong’ (Oxford University Press, 1999), and has numerous published papers in internationally-refereed journals, as well as several publications in professional and business-style journals. He has also conducted consultancy work pertaining to securities market-related issues in Hong Kong and Mainland China.

Professor McGuinness obtained a Ph. D at the University of Leeds (UK), an M.Phil Degree at the University of Cambridge (UK) and a B.A. Honours (First Class) Degree at the University of Newcastle (UK).