Dr. Ong is currently Professor of Finance at the Stuart School of Business, Illinois Institute of Technology. He was formerly the Director of the Finance Program and the Executive Director of the Center for Financial Markets.
He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, the Journal of Credit Risk, the Journal of Risk Management for Financial Institutions, and Journal of Regulation and Risk - North Asia. He was the founding editor and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Credit Risk, and was on the editorial board of the Journal of Risk and The RMA Journal. He is also a referee for trade and academic journals.
He has written numerous articles and contributed book chapters to industry publications. He is a much sought after speaker in the lecture and conference circuits. He has given many public presentations and keynote addresses, and has chaired many industry conferences. His book entitled, Measuring and Managing Capital for Banks and Financial Institutions, was recently published in June 2012 by Risk Books (London). The second edition of his bestselling book, The Basel Handbook, was published in January 2007. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Internal Credit Risk Models - Capital Allocation and Performance Measurement, published by Risk Books in 1999.