Walid Ben Omrane began teaching at Goodman School of Business in 2007. He holds PhD and Master of Financial Economics from University of Louvain in Belgium.

Prior to joining Brock, Ben Omrane worked as an assistant professor of finance at three Universities in Canada and Europe: University of Quebec in Montreal, and the University of Louvain and University of Liege in Belgium. He has taught various finance courses at undergraduate and graduate levels including corporate finance, financial theory, portfolio management, empirical finance and advanced derivatives.

Before his career in academia, Ben Omrane was a foreign exchange trader at Amen Bank Tunisia, and since 2014 is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society for collegiate schools of business, in recognition of high Scholastic Achievement.