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Lecturer Banking and Finance, Faculty of Business and Law, University of Wollongong

Dr Paul Mazzola has had an illustrious career spanning the worlds of academia and the corporate and investment banking industry. He has been involved in large and complex international financing transactions and worked as a senior executive in one of the largest global investment management institutions. He has applied this experience and knowledge to his research covering financial markets, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory reform.

Paul has presented at international conferences, advised government on corporate regulation and financial crises and has won national teaching awards. He regularly contributes to media across the globe and is frequently interviewed as an expert on banking and finance topics. His expertise is also sought for strategy consulting by domestic and international organisations.

Paul maintains his professional associations as a Fellow CPA, Fellow of FINSIA, and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. His textbook authorship has been recognised by an Australian Educational Publishing Award for best Tertiary Teaching and Learning title, and by his appointment to the Academic Advisory Board of international publisher, John Wiley & Sons. In 2022, he published a seminal book titled "Countdown to the Global Financial Crisis - A story of Power and Greed".


  • 2008–present
    Lecturer, Banking and Finance


  • 2018 
    University of Wollongong, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • FCPA
  • FFIN