Dr Anna Du

Job: Senior Lecturer in Finance

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44 (0)116 257 7211

E: anna.du@dmu.ac.uk

W: http://www.dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Anna is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Leicester Castle Business School, De Montfort University.

Prior to joining De Montfort University, she was a Senior Lecturer in Finance at Leeds Business School. She also taught in Nottingham University Business School, University of Nottingham, China Campus.

Anna's research interests are focused on corporate finance, financing strategies & investments by emerging market multinational companies, firm governance; bank risk-taking behaviour and performance. As a researcher, Anna has published in a number of international journals and a book chapter. Her work has appeared in leading international academic Journals including: International Business Review; International Review of Financial Analysis; Review of Quantitative Finance & Accounting, International Marketing Review among others.

She serves as a reviewer for several leading international Journals and Research Development Fund (RDF) - China. She has presented her work at major international conferences in Australia, Austria, China, Czech Republic, New Zealand, Turkey, US, UK, Vietnam etc.

As a teacher, Anna has over 7 years' experience teaching accounting and finance courses on BA, MSc, MBA, Executive MBA and PhD programmes in the UK and China and served as a course leader in Msc Finance in Leeds Business School. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Research group affiliations

The Finance and Banking Research Centre (FiBRe)

Research interests/expertise

Corporate finance, financing strategies & investments by emerging market multinational companies, firm governance; bank risk-taking behaviour and performance

Areas of teaching

  • Business Finance
  • Equity and Fixed Income Valuation
  • Quantitative Techniques


PhD (University of Nottingham); MA; PGCAP; FHEA; BSc

Courses taught

Corporate Finance (MA; MBA; EMBA); Financial Management; International Business Finance; Research Methods (PhD)

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • European Finance Association
  • British Academy of Management
  • Academy of International Business
  • Fellow - Higher Education Academy

Externally funded research grants information

Ministry of Education of humanities and social science project (Grant number 19JYC630158), Ministry of Education, China

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