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Dr Marian Chijoke-Mgbame

Job: Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Faculty of Business and Law

Address: Hugh Aston Building, De Montfort University

T: +44 (0)116 257 7078




Personal profile

Dr Marian Chijoke-Mgbame is a Senior Lecturer in the department of Accounting and Finance. Prior to joining DMU in 2016, Marian lectured at Cambridge regional College London and University of Benin, Nigeria. She received her PhD in Finance from Middlesex university, London.

Marian is the deputy director of the Centre for Research in Accountability, Governance and Sustainability (CRAGS). Her research interests are in Corporate Governance and Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosures, Corporate Finance and Investment Analysis. Her research has been published in leading academic journals. She serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Accounting in Emerging Economies, Africa Journal of Management and Journal of Intellectual Capital.

Marian teaches Finance modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She is currently the programme leader for BSc Economics and Finance and supervises postgraduate taught and research students. She is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an external examiner for BSc Accounting and Economics programme at Coventry University, London.

Research group affiliations

Publications and outputs

Ownership structure, corruption, and capital investment: evidence from firms in selected Sub-Saharan African countries. (With Okafor, G; Ede, O; Ohalehi, P; Mgbame, C.O) Thunderbird International Business Review, 2021

Board gender diversity, audit committee and financial performance: evidence from Nigeria. (With Boateng, A. &Mgbame C. O) Accounting Forum, 2020.

Internet adoption and financial development in sub-Saharan Africa, (With Owusu-Agyei, S., Okafor, G., Ohalehi, P., & Hasan, F. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2020.

Foreign equity portfolio flow and corruption: A cross‐country evidence. (With Kwabi, F., Boateng, A., Fosu, S. & Zhu, T.).  International Journal of Finance & Economics, 2020.

The role of corporate governance on CSR disclosure and firm performance in a voluntary environment (With Mgbame, C. O., Akintoye, S., & Ohalehi, P.) Corporate Governance: The International Journal of Business in Society, 2019.

CSR disclosure and corporate sustainability: evidence from the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, (With Yekini, K., Li, H. & Ohalehi, P.) International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics, 2019.

Discretionary Environmental Disclosures of Corporations in Nigeria, (With Mgbame, C. O) International Journal of Disclosure and Governance, 2018.

 Corporate Social Responsibility Performance and Tax Aggressiveness, (With Mgbame, C. O., Yekini, S., & Yekini, K. C.) Journal of Accounting and Taxation, (2017).

Dividend policy and share price volatility: UK Evidence, (With Khaled, H and Mgbame C O)  Journal of Risk Finance, (2011).

Research interests/expertise

My research interests are in the following areas and I am open to supervising research students with similar interests

Corporate Governance and Sustainability

Corporate Social Responsibility Disclosures

Corporate Finance and Investment Analysis.

Areas of teaching

Corporate Finance

Advanced Corporate Finance

Finance Theory

International Financial Markets and Institution



PhD (Finance) London, 2016

MSc (Investment Analysis) Stirling, 2009

BSc (Accounting) Nigeria, 2006


Courses taught

Financial Markets and Institutions- ACFI2301

Corporate Finance- ACFI2303

Financial Accounting- ACFI1303

Finance Theory- ACFI5042

Membership of professional associations and societies

Higher Education Academy- Fellow

British Academy of Management- Member

British Accounting and Finance association- Member

European Finance Association- Member

European Accounting Association- Member

Professional licences and certificates


Bloomberg Market Concepts Certificate, Bloomberg LP


Current research students

Happiness Robert - Thesis title "The Effect of Board Characteristics, Internal Corporate Governance on Earnings Management"