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Dr David Willis

QUT Business School,
Economics and Finance


Dr David Willis
Senior Lecturer
QUT Business School,
Economics and Finance
Discipline *
Banking, Finance and Investment, Econometrics
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PhD (University of Queensland)

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Background David has had a career in Banking and Finance working for Barclays Bank Leeds/London, National Westminster International London and National Westminster Markets in Singapore. He went on to take up a position at Comsec, part of the Commonwealth Bank. David is a past Director of Australian Enterprise Superannuation and then Director of Uni Credit. David’s PhD was in Banking Regulation which he did in close association with APRA. After teaching at the School of Economics UQ, David came to QUT in semester two 2009 and teaches Financial Markets and Banking subjects.

Subject Area Coordinator Masters of  Business (Applied Finance) BS16 Subject Area Coordinator Masters of Business Advanced ( Applied Finance )BS 17    


Research interests

  • Equities Markets and Fixed Interest
  • Banking and Financial Regulation

AwardsTeaching Awards: Queensland University of Technology

  • Vice-Chancellor’s Performance Award 2010

Teaching Excellence Awards: University of Queensland

  • Runner Up 2005
  • Runner Up 2006
  • First Place 2007 (Economics)
  • First Place 2008 (Large Undergraduate Class)
  • First Place 2008 (Large Postgraduate Class)
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