G M Wali Ullah

Lecturer (Teaching Specialist (Acad))

College of Business, Government and Law

place Bedford Park
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Dr. G M Wali Ullah is a finance academic with more than 8 years of experience in teaching, coordinating and developing courses taught in various mediums (face-to-face, online and hybrid) and programs (undergraduate, postgraduate coursework, postgraduate research and MBA) to domestic and international students, across several universities and tertiary education providers in Australia and Bangladesh. He holds a Ph.D. in Corporate Finance from the University of Adelaide, MSc in International Finance from the University of Westminster, UK, and a BBA in Finance from East West University, Bangladesh. His doctoral thesis focused on the effects of managerial ability and CEO behavioral characteristics in corporate financial decision-making. Dr. Wali Ullah previously held teaching positions at the University of Adelaide, Australian Institute of Business, UniSA Online, and Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB). His teaching philosophy is to ensure that even a non-finance background learner can understand the intricacies of finance without feeling left out and taking away some financial concepts for use in real life.

Dr. Wali Ullah’s research interests are multidisciplinary in nature, in the intersection of Corporate Finance, Behavioural Finance, FinTech, Supply Chain Management, and Social Sciences. He has presented at prestigious academic conferences such as the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Doctoral Symposium, the Financial Markets and Corporate Governance (FMCG) Conference, the New Zealand Finance Meeting and the Multinational Finance Society Conference. His research has also been published in esteemed journals such as Energy Economics, International Review of Economics and Finance, Finance Research Letters International Journal of Managerial Finance and Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics.


Ph.D. Corporate Finance - the University of Adelaide, Australia

MSc International Finance - University of Westminster, United Kingdom

BBA Finance - East West University, Bangladesh

Honours, awards and grants

Mace Bearer of the Graduating Class of 2022, University of Adelaide

Awarded the Adelaide Scholarship International (ASI) for Doctoral studies, University of Adelaide

Awarded the Westminster Business School Full Fee Waiver Scholarship for Postgraduate studies, University of Westminster

Graduated Summa Cum Laude and awarded the Chancellor’s Gold Medal for Academic achievements, East West University

Teaching interests

Corporate Finance, Investment and Portfolio Management, Corporate Governance

Topic coordinator
BUSN1018 Analysing Data in Business
BUSN3029 Investments and Portfolio Management
BUSN3070 Credit Analysis and Lending Management
BUSN9223 Investments and Portfolio Management
BUSN2021 Management of Financial Institutions
Supervisory interests
Corporate finance
Corporate social responsibility