Reader in Economics
Dr Erez Yerushalmi is a Reader in Economics at BCU, and Director of the Centre for Accountancy, Finance and Economics (CAFÉ). He has over 20 years of professional experience in economic research and consulting, and over 7 years of project management. He has been the recipient of many research funded projects from bodies such GIZ, CCA, the Wellcome Trust, MRC, KEEN, UNESCO, Israel NIHPR, and others. He has extensive experience in quantitative economic modelling, econometric forecasting, and is a specialist in applied computable general equilibrium (CGE) models. Erez has a PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick, UK.
Senior Lecturer and Programme Director
Dr Wahabalbari Ahmed is a distinguished academic with over eight years of experience as a Senior Lecturer and Program Director at Birmingham City University. Dr Wahabalbari has a strong background in Islamic Finance, Business Economics, and Research Methodology.
Charles is a Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) with more than a decade of industry experience. Prior to joining academia, Charles worked as consultant and auditor (external and internal) in accounting and audit firms, servicing clients across...
Interim Deputy Head of College - Accountancy, Finance and Economics
Dr. Simeon A. Babatunde is a seasoned professional with over two decades of cumulative experience spanning various sectors, including Investment Banking, Asset Management, Consultancy, and other financial institutions. His extensive career has seen him in management roles, contributing both nationally and internationally. In...
Lecturer in Accountancy
Yasar Bayraktar is Lecturer of Accountancy and Governance at Birmingham City Business School, UK. Previously, he worked as a Asst. Prof. at Karadeniz Technical University. He served as a Deputy Head of Business Department and Head of Internship Commission. He holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from the Karadeniz...
Director of Research, Innovation & Enterprise and Professor in Business Education
Professor Hong T. M. Bui has a broad social science background, including economics, education, communication, management, and various methodologies in both qualitative and quantitative.
Course Lead for Online MBA, Lecturer in Management – Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Dr. Igho Ekiugbo is the Course Leader for the Online MBA, and a lecturer of Management – Logistics and Supply Chain Management within the College of Graduate School of Management. Before joining BCU Dr. Igho Ekiugbo had earlier lectured at Salford Business School, University of Salford, Manchester, and the University Campus...
Abdul Ghafoor is Lecturer of Finance at Birmingham City Business School, UK. Previously, he worked as Lecturer of Finance at Monash University. He is also a Non-resident Research Fellow at IPAG Business School Paris, France. He holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Malaya, Malaysia. His areas of research are corporate...
Senior Lecturer (Course Leader)
Dr Mohamed Hawela is a well-rounded academic, who is passionate about providing a conducive learning environment for students. He holds a PhD in Business and Management. Dr Hawela has published many conference papers, book chapters, a book and journal articles. In addition, he reviews academic papers for several...
Professor of Real Estate
Dr David Higgins is the Professor of Real Estate, Birmingham City University and past Visiting Professor, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics and Xiamen University, China. David has worked in both industry and academia in New Zealand, Australia, Singapore and China. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered...
Senior Lecturer in Financial Accounting
Mark has recently joined BCU after working at other local universities. Prior to moving into education Mark had spent a number of years at Ernst & Young LLP, where he became a Chartered Accountant (ICAS) working with a range of blue-chip clients and a focus on corporate tax. He then moved into education where he taught in...