Staff profile

Thomas Adeyemi

Lecturer in Accounting and Finance



College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Research centre

Centre for Business Improvement



I am a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance. I joined the University of Derby in 2018 as an Associate Lecturer in Finance and full-time Lecturer in Financial Economics in 2019 before joining the Accounting department in 2020 as a Lecturer in Accounting and Finance, after over 28 years in practice and industry as a Chartered Accountant.

Teaching responsibilities

I currently lead and teach the following modules:



I have also taught the following modules:

Research interests

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

Membership of professional bodies


Experience in industry

I have over 28 years multinational and multi-level experience covering academia, Audit, Professional Training, as well as working for household name 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.