World Class Faculty

Strategic Financial Management for Non-financial Managers

Creating value through investment and financing decisions

Professor Vidhan Goyal

PhD, University of Pittsburgh
Chair Professor, Department of Finance
HKUST Business School

Professor Goyal has extensive experience in consulting and executive education for companies including AstraZeneca, The Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels Limited (Peninsula Group), DaimlerChrysler, HNA Airlines, Medtronic, Merck KGaA, MTRC, PCCW, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sanofi, Shui On Construction and Volkswagen China.

Professor Goyal's research interests are in empirical corporate finance, with an emphasis on capital structure and corporate governance. His research papers are widely published in influential journals. He has extensive teaching experience in EMBA and MBA programs. He has won various teaching awards including Best MBA Core Teacher Awards and the Michael Gale Medal for Distinguished Teaching, the highest honor awarded to a single faculty in the university.

Professor Goyal is a member of the American Finance Association, the Western Finance Association and the Beta Gamma Sigma. Before joining academics, he has worked for the First Leasing Company of India as its Corporate Treasurer.