Professor Stuart M Locke

Stuart Locke

Professor of Finance



Corporate Governance Organisation Performance Quantitative Analysis Financial Inclusion Wellbeing

Qualifications: BEc(Hons) ANU, PhD Tasmania

Contact Details

Room: MSB.2.34
Phone: +64 7 838 4756
Cellphone: +6427 500 4260

Papers Taught

About Stuart

Professor Stuart Locke has a background in finance, economics, valuation and chartered accountancy.  His current research interests are in corporate finance, including performance and structure, and governance, focusing on empirical studies with a particular interest in emerging economies.  He pursues an activate engagement with public and private sector organisations in New Zealand and overseas as a research consultant and expert witness.

Stuart has held positions at universities in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom. He has worked in banking in Australia and Singapore and with Treasury in Australia. Most recently before joining Waikato Management School he was involved in Executive Education at Massey University with the MBA programme and the public sector management programmes in Samoa, Cook Islands and Tonga.

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Research Interests

Impact of ESG on Financial Performance - data

The impact on firm level innovation of MSMEs: Evidence from emerging economies