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Firoz Bhaiyat

Firoz Bhaiyat

Deputy Course Leader


I am a Senior Lecturer in Banking, Investment and Financial Management in the Finance, Accounting and Business Systems department and Sheffield Hallam University. Prior to this I have worked for HSBC Bank and First Direct Bank. I have a Masters in Banking and Finance and a PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from Sheffield Hallam University, an Undergraduate Business degree from Symbiosis College and a Diploma in Events Management from the National Institute of Events Management. I teach on a range of Finance modules and supervise dissertations focusing on Finance, Corporate Governance, Banking and Risk Management. I am a people person with first-hand experience of banking, finance and accouting. My research interests are in the field of Corporate Governance, Finance, Banking, Regulation, Distressed Investments, Corporate Insolvency and Fund Management.

  • About


    • 2012 to 2018: Doctor of Philosophy, Finance and Banking, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2013: Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2009: MA Banking and Finance, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2008: BA Commerce, Other, United Kingdom
    • 2007: DEM, Diploma in Events Management, Other, United Kingdom

    External Leadership Position

    Company Board membership

    • 2018: ,


    • 2017: ,

    Senior Lecturer

    Teaching expertise

    • Developed and led on Financial Management (UG Level 5); Mergers and Acquisition (UG Level 6 and PG Level 7); Finance (PG level 7); Financial Risk Management (PG level 7); International Financial Management (PG level 7); Teaching a range of modules: Finance; Corporate Finance; Financial Regulation and Supervision; Financial Regulation, Supervision and Ethics; Risk Management in Banking; Credit Analysis.


    • Finance Accounting and Business Systems

  • Teaching

    Sheffield Business School

    Finance and Banking

    2012 to present: Mergers and Acquisitions, Financial Service Regulation and Ethics, Financial Regulation and Supervision, Credit Analysis, Risk Management in Banking, Corporate Finance, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

  • Publications

    A list of publications is available from the institutional repository, SHURA

    Conference Paper: BHAIYAT, F. (2018), 'Executive motivation, TMT loyalty, TMT effectiveness and the probability of default'. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Corporate Governance SIG

    Conference Paper: BHAIYAT, F. HUONG, T. (2016), 'Evaluating the Efficiency of Vietnamese Commercial Banks using Data Envelopment Analysis'. Paper presented at 6th Annual International Conference on Accounting and Finance

    Conference Paper: BHAIYAT, F. (2016), 'Corporate Governance SIG Working paper'. Paper presented at Corporate Governance SIG

    Conference Paper: BHAIYAT, F. GARROW, N. (2015), 'Top Management Team and Corporate Default'. Paper presented at ICRBS Conference 2015

    Conference Speaker: BHAIYAT, F. (2018), 'Impact of TMT characteristics and probability of default research', in Sheffield Hallam University Creating Knowledge Conference

  • Other activities

    HEA fellow or senior fellow

    • 2013: Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, Higher Education Academy (HEA), United Kingdom

    Prize or best paper

    • 2018: SHU Doctoral Researcher of the Year, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

    Research funding or grant

    • 2018: SBS Pedagogic Innovation Fund, Sheffield Business School, United Kingdom


    • 2018: Inspirational Teaching Award, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

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