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Dr Samuel Owusu-Agyei

Job: Lecturer VC2020 (Accounting and Finance)

School/department: Faculty of Business and Law

Address: 3.40 Hugh Aston Building

T: +44 (0) 116 207 8453




Personal profile

Dr. Samuel Owusu-Agyei is a lecturer in Accounting and Finance within the Leicester Business School at De Montfort University.

Samuel holds a PhD from Leeds Business School, MSc from the Edinburgh Business School and a Bsc from the University of Ghana, Legon.  Prior to joining De Montfort University, Samuel was a Lecturer in Mathematics at the Leeds Beckett University. He also worked as a Financial Accountant at Kintampo Health Research Centre and also as an Electronic Banking Advisor in Barclays Bank Ghana for a number of years.

Samuel’s research interest lies in the areas of small business finance, venture capital and banking.

Research group affiliations

Finance and Banking Research Group (FiBRE)

Research interests/expertise

Small business finance


Venture capital

Areas of teaching

Financial Accounting

Management Accounting

Progressive Franchising


PhD (Leeds), Msc (Edinburgh),Bsc (Legon)

Courses taught

ACFI 3221- Advanced Financial Reporting 

ACFI 3217- International Developments in Accounting

ACFI 2421- Accounting Standards and Theory 

ACFI5005- An Evaluation of Financial Reporting

Recent research outputs

Leverage and firm investment: the role of information asymmetry and growth (with Danso, A., Lartey, T., Fosu, S., Uddin, M.). International Journal of Accounting & Information Management 2018.

The role of lenders in green restructuring. In: Proecological restructuring of companies: case studies. Stargard: Uniwersytet Szczeciński 2016

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