Dr Bola Babajide

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: Hugh Aston Building, De Montfort University

T: +44 (0)116 257 7020

E: bola.babajide@dmu.ac.uk

W: https://www.dmu.ac.uk/bal


Personal profile

Dr Bola Babajide is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance, and Institute Head of Research Students (IHRS). She completed her PhD in Finance at the university of Hull and joined De Montfort University as a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance in 2016. 

Bola has published articles in leading accounting and finance journals. Her current research projects focus on climate risk, alternative sources of finance (trade credit), corporate social responsibility, financial distress and corporate governance. She serves as a reviewer for Journal of Corporate Governance. 

Bola's research interests are in the area of Climate Risk, Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Liquidity and Risk Management. She is a member of The British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) and British Academy of Management (BAM). 

Prior to assuming the role of Programme leader for BSc Accounting with business management, Bola was the Deputy programme leader for BA Accounting and Finance. She teaches undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses in accounting and finance including MBA Global and ACCA programmes. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and holds Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

Bola enjoys learning Spanish in her spare time.

Research group affiliations

  • The Centre for Research in Accountability, Governance and Sustainability (CRAGS)
  • The Finance and Banking Research Centre (FiBRe)

Research interests/expertise

  • Climate Risk
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Liquidity and Risk Management

Areas of teaching

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Liquidity and Risk
  • Working Capital Management


  • PG Cert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PGCLTHE)
  • PhD in Finance
  • MSc in Financial Management

Courses taught

Advanced Corporate Finance
Business and Finance Essentials
Principles of Business Finance
Working Capital management

Membership of professional associations and societies

Senior Fellowship of Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)

Current research students

Mr Adeyinka Adediran
Mr Lamin Fatty
Mr Shevan Mohammed