BAFA-South East Area Group Conference 2020

- Wednesday 5 February 2020 Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, University of London

The BAFA-South East Area Group Conference will take place on Wednesday, 5 February 2020 in Chancellor’s Hall, Senate House, University of London from 9:00am to 5:30pm.

This conference is different.

Our academic community, based on feedback from colleagues, will greatly appreciate and benefit from a conference that will be the forum of new ideas as well as development and direction of academic research in the fields of accounting, finance and banking.

  • The ambition is to make the Conference an event that every academic and researcher would like to attend.

This year's BAFA-SEAG Conference has five invited keynote speakers and selected best papers from final-year PhD students who are going to the ‘Job Market’.

Keynote Speakers 

Professor Carol Alexander (University of Sussex)

Professor Gilles Chemla (Imperial College, London)

Professor Raghavendra Rau (Cambridge University)

Professor Ailsa Roell (Imperial College, London)

Call for PhD students’ Job Market Papers:

Submission Deadline: 20 January 2020

There is a limited number of slots for short presentations from PhD students and the best PhD Job Market papers will be selected for presentations.

The candidates will benefit from the exposure of their work to the attendees that will include HoDs and senior academics. They will also have the opportunity of networking and receiving some expert advice on their work.

All submissions, of full papers, should be sent to BAFA-SEAG co-chairs: George Alexandrou ( and Monomita Nandy (


The registration is free of charge but only few places left. Please register here


This year’s supporters: BAFA and Global MBA – University of London.

BAFA-SEAG Executive Committee:

Co-Chair: George Alexandrou ( and Monomita Nandy (

Secretary: Suman Lodh (

BAFA-SEAG Scientific Committee:

Prof Chris Brooks (Reading)

Prof Christos Floros (Middlesex)

Prof Claudia Girardone (Essex)

Prof Dimitrios Gounopoulos (Bath)

Prof Andros Gregoriou (Brighton)

Prof Khaled Hussainey (Portsmouth)

Prof Lisa Jack (Portsmouth)

Prof Neil Kellard (Essex)

Prof Alexandros Kontonikas (Essex)

Dr Dimitrios Koufopoulos (QMUL)

Prof Roman Matousek (Nottingham)

Prof Khelifa Mazouz (Cardiff)

Prof Henry Servaes (LBS)

Prof Teerooven Soobaroyen (Essex)

Prof Shahzad Uddin (Essex)