Dr Eric Ofosu-Hene

Job: Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

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

T: 0116 366 4520

E: eric.ofusu-hene@dmu.ac.uk

 

Personal profile

Eric is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance. Prior to joining The Leicester Castle Business School, he was a Senior Lecturer in Actuarial Science and Finance in Asia Pacific University of Innovation and Technology (Malaysia), before which he was a Lecturer in Insurance, Finance and Risk Management at the University of Ghana Business School. Eric has over 13 years of combined experience in Academia and in Industry. He has consulted for several organisations including PwC(Ghana) and the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (Ghana) drawing on his Enterprise Risk Management and Pensions Management Expertise. Eric has a PhD in Actuarial Science from University of Kent, a Double Masters with Distinction in Actuarial Management and Actuarial Science from Heriot-Watt University and is a Qualified Accountant with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK).

Research group affiliations

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

Research interests/expertise

I am interested in research that focuses on applying cutting-edge machine learning, statistical, actuarial (including mortality and longevity modelling) techniques in finance, risk and insurance for the development of holistic risk based financial security systems. I am also interested in applying mathematical economics in formulating policies in pensions and the extent to which these issues are relevant to wider areas such as social policy.

Areas of teaching

  • Business Analytics
  • Business Finance
  • Corporate Finance

Qualifications

  • PhD in Actuarial Science (Kent)
  • MSc in Actuarial Management with Distinction (Heriot-Watt)
  • MSc in Actuarial Science with Distinction (Heriot-Watt)
  • ACCA

Courses taught

ACFI 3203 Business Finance (Year 3), ACFI Advanced Corporate Finance (Year 3), ACFI 5073 Business Analytics (Postgraduate), ACFI 5084 Principles of Business Finance (Global MBA)

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