Dr Ahmet Korkmaz

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  • Qualifications:PhD, CFA, FRM
  • Position:Senior Lecturer - Accounting and Finance
  • Department:Faculty of Business and Law (FBL)
  • Telephone:+4411732 81208
  • Email:Ahmet.Korkmaz@uwe.ac.uk
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About me

Student office hours: 

Monday 13:00-15:00; 

Tuesday 14:00-15:00

Ahmet joined UWE in 2020 as a Senior Lecturer within the Accounting, Economics and Finance department. His research interests include financial intermediation, risk management, behavioural finance and the role of the information environment in capital markets.

He has a BSc. Degree in Economics (1994) and MA Degree in Economics & Finance (1998) from Istanbul University. In 2005, he was one of the two Turkish professionals who had been awarded the MSc. scholarship program jointly provided by the World Bank and the Japanese Government. As part of this scholarship, he researched on Behavioural Finance and Economics at the University of Bath. His Ph.D. is in Economics at Istanbul University, where he focused on banking sector risks, mainly interest rate risk.

He has got 20+ years of experience in the financial services industry specializing in internal & external audit, banking, risks and regulatory compliance. Before moving to academia, he worked as an Auditor, Chief Auditor and Risk Officer at Borsa Istanbul between 1995-2019. He has extensive consultancy experience in the fields of financial accountancy, banking and fintech besides board-level experience with two small-cap private firms in the UK and professional organizations.

He has been an FRM Charter Holder since 2008 and a CFA Charter Holder since 2010.

Conference: Ahmet Korkmaz, Interest Rate Risk and Its Determinants in the Banking Sector: BIST Banks, 4th International Conference on Economics & Finance October 22-23, 2020, Istanbul Gelisim University and University of the West of England.

Book Chapter

Ahmet Korkmaz, Anchoring and Adjustment, in Behavioural Finance Homo Economicus, Psychology, Irrationality. Mehmet Fatih Bugan (eds), ISBN-978-7216-77-7, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, October 2020.

Area of expertise

Financial ReportingBanking and FinanceCorporate Finance; Equity and Bond analysis Capital Markets


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