Staff profile - John Guo

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Dr John Guo

Position: Associate Lecturer
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Business and Law
Department: BL Deakin Business School
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 43849 +61 3 924 43849


Biography summary

John holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Fudan University (P.R China) and a Master of Wealth Management from Deakin University. John is currently completing his PhD at Deakin University. Prior to joining Deakin, John had worked in the banking/investment industry for 8 years and has been a CFA charterholder since 2005. John has been involved in the lecturing/tutoring of finance subjects at Deakin since 2008. He has taught MAF101, MAF203, MAF302, MAF303, MAF307, and MAF703.


  • Bachelor of Economics, Fudan, 1998
  • Master of Wealth Management, Deakin University, 2007
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2014

Career highlights

03/2008 – Now, Deakin University
07/2006 – 01/2007, Credit Analyst (Fixed Interest), ING Investment Management (Sydney)
04/2005 – 04/2006, Assistant Treasurer, ING Bank N.V, Shanghai Branch
08/2000 – 04/2005, Senior Dealer, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (Shanghai)
09/1998 – 08/2000, Treasury Dealer, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Shanghai)


CFA Institute


Teaching Interests

• Corporate finance
• Applied corporate finance
• Fundamental of finance
• International finance

Subjects and units currently teaching

MAF101 Fundamental of Finance

MAF203 Business Finance

MAF302 Corporate Finance

MAF303 Treasury Management

MAF306 International Finance and Investment

MAF703 Applied Corporate Finance

Knowledge areas

Corporate finance




Research interests

Empirical corporate finance
Corporate governance
Asset pricing

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