For the past 30 years Dr. R. Philip Giles has been an Adjunct Professor of Finance and Economics at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, where he teaches courses in money and financial markets, including Debt Markets, Capital Markets and Investments, The Money Markets: Domestic and International and Banking and the Credit Markets.
Within the U.S. Dr. Giles also provides on-site customized instruction in financial markets and banking topics for financial services corporations and organizations serving the financial sector. Organizations utilizing these programs have included: JP MorganChase, Moody’s Investors Services, Calyon, The Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), Brown Brothers Harriman, Bank of China, Wachovia, RBS Greenwich Capital, Conference of State Bank Supervisors and Mortgage Banker’s Association, among others.
Outside of the U.S. Dr. Giles has lectured on financial market economics at the Helsinki School of Economics, Bank of China, Sun Yat-Sen University, Institut de Financement du Maghreb Arabe, Institut Superieur de Gestion of the University of Tunis and the Institute of Industrial Policy Studies in Korea. Working within an advanced legal degree program of the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany, Professor Giles teaches banking fundamentals to the global legal staff of major European multinational banks.
Dr. Giles has served as an expert witness for the SEC as well as Wall Street law firms on cases involving structured finance products.
In addition to a Ph.D. in Economics from Columbia University, Dr. Giles holds an MBA from Ohio State University and a BA in Mathematics from Oklahoma City University. He began his career as a systems analyst with Rockwell International, developing and utilizing large-scale digital simulation models for air-to-air missiles.
Dr. Giles has also been a contributor to several finance handbooks, most recently authoring the chapter “The American Banking System” as part of Wiley’s Handbook of Finance, edited by Frank J. Fabozzi.
He is based in White Plains, New York.