Reader in Economics
Dr Erez Yerushalmi
Dr Erez Yerushalmi is a Reader in Economics at BCU, and Director of the Centre for Applied 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.
Dr Wahabalbari Ahmed
Lecturer in Business and Economics
Dr Wahabalbari is a multidisciplinary lecturer with a keen interest in behavioural economics, Islamic Social Finance and Creative Problem Solving.
Dr Yasar Bayraktar
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...
Professor Hong Bui
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.
Dr Abdul Ghafoor
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 Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Malaya, Malaysia. His areas of research are corporate...
Dr Mohamed Hawela
Senior Lecturer (Course Leader)
Dr Mohamed Hawela is a well-rounded academic, who is passionate about providing a conducive learning environment for students.
Professor David Higgins
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...
Professor Javed Hussain
Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance
Professor Javed Hussain is Professor of Entrepreneurial Finance at Birmingham City University, where he currently leads the Accounting and Finance Group. Professor Hussain supervises a number of PhDs in the areas of corporate, micro and small business finance.
Dr Xiehua Ji
Lecturer in Financial Services
Xiehua Ji joined Birmingham City Business School in April 2017 as a Lecturer in Financial Services after completing his PhD and MSc at Durham University. Prior to his teaching experience and consultation experience at Durham University, he had industry experience in a commercial bank.
Dr Scott Lichtenstein
Scott's lecturing, research and publishing are in the areas of strategy and strategic leadership. His specialism is in the area of leaders’ and executives’ personal values and how they impact strategic choice and leadership.
Associate Professor and Senior Fellow
Beverley has worked for Birmingham City University for over a decade in a variety of exciting roles. Positions have included Visiting Tutor, MA Design Management and Business Development Manager for Birmingham Institute of Art and Design, as well as Director of Employer Engagement and Director of Corporate Affairs for the...