Mr Theophilus Lartey

Job: 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: Ext 4628



Personal profile

Theophilus Lartey is a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance at the Leicester Castle Business School, De Montfort University, UK. Before joining De Montfort University, he was a Teaching and Research Assistant at the University of Cape Coast Business School. He studied at the De Montfort University (PhD*, MSc.) and the University of Cape Coast (B.Com).

Theophilus is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA). He teaches undergraduate and postgraduate modules/courses in finance and econometrics. Theophilus is research active and has published articles in leading finance and management journals, including the Journal of Business Research, International Review of Financial Analysis, Business Strategy and the Environment, and International Journal of Accounting & Information Management, among other journals. His research interests are in the area of corporate finance, corporate sustainability, corporate governance, banking, and entrepreneurship.

He is currently the founder of Dream-Alive Foundation, Ghana, a capacity building (or capacity development) organisation that has a strategic vision of developing future leaders. He is also one of the directors of Global Hands, Leicester CIC, a Community Interest organisation that aims to tackle issues regarding local and global inequality through community engagement, education, international development and publication of critical Southern voices.

Research group affiliations

The Finance and Banking Research Centre (FiBRe)

Research interests/expertise

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Sustainability and Governance
  • Banking
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Financial Economics

Areas of teaching

  • Financial Derivatives
  • Financial Econometrics
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Corporate Finance


AFHEA, PhD* (DMU), MSc (DMU), BSc (UCC - Ghana), BA (Ghana)

Courses taught

ACFI5043-Financial Derivatives; ACFI3203-Business Finance; ACFI2302-Econometrics; ACFI2303-Corporate Finance; ACFI1901-Quantitative Techniques

Honours and awards

  • Best Student Performance Award (2016) - De Montfort University, Leicester
  • Best Graduating Accounting Student (2015) – University of Cape Coast, Ghana
  • ANKOKEM Excellence Award for Best Graduating Accounting Student (2015) - Ghana
  • Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence (2015) - University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Membership of external committees

Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

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