Staff profile

Thomas Adeyemi

Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance



College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Research centre

Centre for Business Improvement



I am a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance. I joined the University of Derby in 2018 after over 26 years in practice, professional training and industry as a Chartered Accountant.

Teaching responsibilities

I currently lead and teach the following modules:


  • 6AG504: International Business Performance Appraisal


  • 7AC505: Advanced Financial Management
  • 7AG516: Strategic and Financial Performance Management
  • 7AG518: International Finance

I have also taught the following modules:

  • 5EC512: Financial Markets and Instruments.
  • 6EC502: Financial Risk Management.
  • 7EC505: Strategic Finance and Investment Behaviour

Research interests

Research areas include Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance, Financial Management, Financial markets and Instruments.

Membership of professional bodies

  • Advanced Higher Education – FHEA
  • Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments – Chartered MCSI
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria- FCA
  • Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy- CPFA
  • Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers – ACS
  • Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business)
  • Certified Forensic Accountant – CPFAcc.
  • Bloomberg – Equity Exam for BESS
  • Bloomberg – BMC Certificate


  • PGCHP. Postgraduate Certificate in Higher and Professional Education
  • PhD.  Economics, Finance and Accounting (Ongoing)
  • MSc. Forensic Accounting
  • MSc. Finance
  • MBA. Marketing
  • BSc. Business Management

Experience in industry

I have over 28 years of multinational and multi-level experience covering academia, Audit, Professional Training, as well as working for household named multinational corporations such as Supasteel Ltd, Peugeot Citroen Automobile, Jewson, Volvo Group, Lear Corporation, Milward Brown, GKN Plc, Interserve PLC and Rexel UK Ltd. I functioned in various capacities such as Audit Senior, Chief Accountant, Financial/Reporting Accountant, Management Accountant, Finance Manager and Operational Finance Controller, driving growth and timely Financial Reporting, Analysis and Management.