Dr Samuel Owusu-Agyei

Job: Lecturer VC2020 (Accounting and Finance)

School/department: Leicester Castle Business School

Address: 3.40 Hugh Aston Building

T: +44 (0) 116 207 8453

E: samuel.owusu-agyei@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/bal


Personal profile

Dr. Samuel Owusu-Agyei is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance within the Leicester Castle Business School at De Montfort University.

Samuel holds a PhD from Leeds Business School, MSc from the Edinburgh Business School and a Bsc from the University of Ghana, Legon.  Prior to joining De Montfort University, Samuel was a Lecturer in Mathematics at the Leeds Beckett University. He also worked as a Financial Accountant at Kintampo Health Research Centre and as an Electronic Banking Advisor at Barclays Bank Ghana for a number of years.

Samuel’s teaching and research transverse Accounting and entrepreneurship and he teaches on modules including Advanced Financial Reporting, Evaluation of Financial Reporting, Accounting Standards and Theory and International Developments in Accounting at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Samuel is also a reviewer for a number of internationally recognised journals. He has continuing research interests in Accounting and Entrepreneurship, having published in internationally recognised journals such as International Journal of Accounting and Information Management and Business Strategy and the Environment.

Research group affiliations

Finance and Banking Research Group (FiBRE)

Research interests/expertise

Accounting in Charities



Areas of teaching

Financial Accounting

Management Accounting



PhD (Leeds), Msc (Edinburgh),Bsc (Legon)

Courses taught

ACFI 3221- Advanced Financial Reporting 

ACFI 3217- International Developments in Accounting

ACFI 2421- Accounting Standards and Theory 

ACFI5005- An Evaluation of Financial Reporting

Recent research outputs

Environmental sustainability orientation and performance of family and nonfamily firms (with Adomako S., Amankwah-Amoah J.,Danso, S. & Konadu R.) Business Strategy and the Environment 2019 (ABS 3-Star Rated).

Environmental sustainability orientation, competitive strategy and financial performance (with Danso, A., Adomako S., Amankwah-Amoah J. & Konadu R.) Business Strategy and the Environment 2019 (ABS 3-Star Rated).

Leverage and firm investment: the role of information asymmetry and growth (with Danso, A., Lartey, T., Fosu, S. & Uddin, M.) International Journal of Accounting & Information Management 2019 (ABS 2-Star Rated) 


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