Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Dr Douglas Streeter Rolph

Senior Lecturer

Division of Banking & Finance
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Phone: (+65)6514 1123
Office: S3-B2B-71

  • PhD in Finance University of Washington 2003
  • BA in Business Administration University of Washington 1995
Dr. Douglas Streeter Rolph is the Academic Director of the Nanyang Professional MBA programme and Senior Lecturer of Banking and Finance at Nanyang Business School (NBS).

Dr. Rolph teaches financial risk management and equity valuation to graduate students and investment theses to undergraduates. In 2015, he received the M.Sc. Financial Engineering Teacher of the Year award.

Dr. Rolph's research focuses on fintech ecosystems, financial inclusion, and the role of innovation in financial institutions. He talks about fintech at industry and international events. In 2016, he served on the Keynote Panel at the Thomson Reuters’ ASEAN Regulatory Summit. He has been recently interviewed by China Daily, The Business Times, Thomson Reuters, The Edge (Singapore) and Inc. (Southeast Asia), and has written for The Business Times (Singapore). He is also an advisor at Soho Capital, LLC.

Prior to joining NBS, Dr. Rolph was an Assistant Professor at City University of Hong Kong and an economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He earned a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Washington, Seattle in 2003.
Current Projects
  • East Bali Cashews: The Financing Of A Social Enterprise

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