Dr Paschal Ohalehi

Job: Senior Lecturer

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Faculty of Business and Law

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

T: 0116 250 6572

E: paschal.ohalehi@dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Paschal joined DMU in October 2016 after completing his PhD at Teesside University Business School. His research focuses on accountability, governance, financial crime, investigation, compliance and regulation of charities. He is the programme leader for MSc Forensic Accounting. His teaching centers on Forensic Accounting, Fraud Examination, Financial Crime & Law and Research Methods.

Research group affiliations

The Centre for Research in Accountability, Governance and Sustainability (CRAGS)

Publications and outputs

  • Yekini, K. C., Ohalehi, P., Oguchi, I. and Abiola, O. (2017) “Workplace fraud and theft in SMEs: Evidence from the mobile telephone sector in Nigeria”. Journal of Financial Crime (ABS 2*) Article in press; DOI: 10.1108/JFC-03-2017-0025
  • Ohalehi, P. (2018) "Fraud in Small Charities: evidence from England and Wales" Journal of Financial Crime, DOI10.1108/JFC-12-2017-0122
  • Yekini, K. C.; Han, Li.; Ohalehi, P. and Oscar-Chidioke, M. O, (2019), "CSR Disclosure and Corporate Sustainability: Evidence from Chinese Stock Exchange", International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics, forthcoming 2019.
  • Malau , W. C; Ohalehi, P.; Badr, E.; Yekini, K. (2019), "Fraud Interpretation and Disclaimer Audit Opinion: Evidence from the Solomon Islands Public Sector (SIPS)", Managerial Auditing Journal, forthcoming 2019
  • Chijoke-Mgbame, A., Mgbame, C., Akintoye, S. and Ohalehi, P. (2019), "The role of corporate governance on CSR disclosure and firm performance in a voluntary environment", Corporate Governance, Vol. 20 No. 2, pp. 294-306. https://doi.org/10.1108/CG-06-2019-0184
  • Igwe, Paul Agu; Rahman, Mahfuzur; Ohalehi, Paschal; Amaugo, Amarachi; Anigbo, Julian, (2020) Responsible Education: What Engages International Postgraduate Students – Evidence from UK. DOI (10.1108/JGR-03-2020-0036)
  • Yekini, K. C. Yekini, L. S. and Ohalehi, P. (2020) Review of environmentalism and NGO accountability. Advances in Environmental Accounting & Management Volume 9, 1–8
  • Mgbame, C. O. Aderin, A. Ohalehi, P and Chijoke-Mgbame, A.M. (2020) Achieving sustainability through environmental social governance reporting: overcoming the challenges. Accountability Advances in Environmental Accounting & Management, Volume 9, 9–25.
  • Owusu-Agyei, S., Okafor, G., Chijoke-Mgbame, A. M., Ohalehi, P. & Hasan, F. (2021) Internet adoption and financial development in sub-Saharan Africa, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 2020. DOI:10.1016/j.techfore.2020.120293
  • Okafor, G., Ede, O., Chijoke-Mgbame, A. M., and Ohalehi, P. & Mgbame, O. C. (2021), Ownership structure, corruption, and capital investment: Evidence from firms in selected Sub-Saharan African countries. Thunderbird Int. Bus. Rev. 2021;1–18

Research interests/expertise

Accountability, Governance, Financial Crime, Investigation, Compliance and Regulation of Charities & Businesses

Areas of teaching

Forensic Accounting



Courses taught

Forensic Accounting, Fraud Examination, Financial Crime & Law and Research Methods

Membership of professional associations and societies

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
  • Certified Forensic Accountants (ICFA)

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