Atsede Woldie

  • Professor
  • Faculty of Creative Industries
Atsede Woldie

About Me

Dr. Atsede Woldie is a Professor of Banking and Finance

Teaching, mentoring coaching

Teaching has been my central remit. I have always endeavour to integrate research, programme development, supervision and training to ensure that each informs and enriches the other in a meaningful way. I am teaching both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.  The modules I am teaching includes, banking, corporate finance, issues in finance and Islamic banking. These modules have all been developed by myself out of my research. Both in teaching and supervision of Master’s supervision live case studies from industries have been used consistently.  

PhD Supervision

I am supervising Masters and PhD students.  Currently I am supervising four PhD students two as Director of Studies. The PhD candidates and their topics are as follows:

1. AL-Marzouqi L, "Small Business Finance in Qatar"

2. Amalachukwu Anigbo "Bank Regulation in Nigeria"

3. Biruk Birhanu "Financial Structure in Africa"

4. Mohamed Kunde "Foreign Direct Investment in Africa" 

Area of research includes• International Finance:

• Islamic Banking and Finance

• Banking in the third world countries

• Development Finance

• Microfinance

• Finance in Development Countries


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Skills And Qualifications



  • • World Bank Grant Award Holder • ILO Award Holder • Economic Commission for Africa Grant Holder • Member of the International Business (AIB) • Member of International Academy of African Business
  • Member of Editorial Board:• Journal of African Business • Indonesian Journal of Accounting and Finance • Resident columnist: Middle East Business Review • Ad-hoc reviewer of various academic journal and international conference.

Publications And Past Projects

  • A Globally responsible Wales: worked as member. This group is set up by WCIA and Oxfam Cymru to hold a series of expert discussions about how to make stronger progress towards a truly globally responsible Wales.
  • A member of Global Knowledge Exchange Network (GKEN). The aim of the network is to provide a platform where researchers can connect and share their knowledge. It is mainly set up to improve the quality of research in African Universities.
  • A founding member of the the Nile Club: The Nile Club is an organization established to serve as a catalyst for evidence-based intellectual discourse with the aim of promoting a cooperative use of the Nile River for regional development. The Club facilita