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Guy Ford

Guy Ford

Director, MBA

Rm 4226
H70 - Abercrombie Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

Telephone +61 2 9036 6307


Guy is the Director of MBA program at the University of Sydney Business School. Prior to commencing at the University of Sydney Business School Guy was an Associate Professor in Finance at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management, where he also held various roles including Interim Dean, Deputy Dean and Director of Programs. Guy has designed and delivers MBA and executive education programs in the areas of financial analysis, financial management, strategic finance and mergers and acquisitions. Guy's research centres on risk assessment and management in financial institutions, and he is a consultant to the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority. Prior to academia, Guy worked in various roles in the Group Treasury of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Guy has served as an expert witness for Blake Dawson Waldron, Ashurst and Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

Newsroom articles

  • A new approach: Capstone Units 05 Sep 2016

    MBA Channel

    Professor Guy Ford was interviewed by MBA Channel about the new experiential Capstone Units in the Business School's MBA program.

  • Applications open for BOSS Emerging Leaders MBA Scholarship 31 Jul 2016

    Australian Financial Review

    The Australian Financial Review published a feature about the 2016 Boss Emerging Leaders MBA Scholarship, with applications now open. Business School MBA director Guy Ford was quoted alongside last year’s winner Samantha Cook.

  • Unis compete with online masters 02 Apr 2016

    The Australian

    Director of the MBA program, Professor Guy Ford, was quoted in the Australian about how the MBA at the University of Sydney teaches interpersonal skills.

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Ford G and Rooney J 2016 'Emerging themes of corporate governance and firm performance', Australian Institute of Company Directors Link


Conference Proceeding/s

Garrow N, Ford G and Valentine T 2015 'An Acquiring Firms Chairman and Chief Executive and the Importance of Their Tenure on M&A Outcomes', 29th British Academy of Management BAM Annual Conference, Portsmouth, United Kingdom, 10th September 2015



Berk J, DeMarzo P, Hartford J, Ford G and Mollica V 2014 'Fundamentals of Corporate Finance (2nd edition)', Pearson, Sydney, Australia


Journal Article/s

Garrow N, Ford G and Valentine T 2012 'Corporate Acquisitions in Australia - A Binary Analysis', Journal of Applied Research in Accounting and Finance, vol.7:1, pp. 2-12 Link


Book Section/s

Carlin T, Finch N and Ford G 2010 'The Financial Crisis and Loan Impairment Provisioning in Asia Banks' in The Banking Crisis Handbook, ed. Greg N Gregoriou, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis, New York, United States, pp. 335-52

Ford G, Carlin T and Finch N 2010 'Remuneration, Risk, and Financial Crisis' in The Banking Crisis Handbook, ed. Greg N Gregoriou, CRC Press, Taylor and Francis, New York, United States, pp. 521-38

Selected grants

Recent Units Taught

  • EMBA6003 Integrated Management

    2016: Int May,

  • EMBA6003 Managing Connected Enterprises

    2017: Int May,

  • SMBA6004 Financial Management

    2017: S1,
    2016: S2,
    2015: Int Jul, S1,

  • SMBA6102 Individual Company Project

    2016: S2,


Guy Ford talks about the Financial Management unit of study in the MBA program at the University of Sydney Business School.

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