Dr. Christiana Osei Bonsu
PhD (Finance), MSc (Finance), BSc (Agricultural Economics)
Lecturer in Finance
Research and teaching specialtiesCorporate finance, corporate governance, financial economics, behavioural finance, investment banking, financial management, financial markets and institutions, mergers, and acquisitions.
Christiana is a lecturer in Finance. She completed her PhD in Finance at The University of Adelaide, where her research focused on the impact of foreign CEOs on corporate polices and firm performance. Christiana was awarded Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence. Prior to joining AIB, Christiana worked as an academic tutor at the University of Adelaide Business School. Christiana also worked as a Lecturer in financial management and business strategy at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.
Prior to becoming an academic, Christiana spent six years with the Ghana Free Zones Authority as project evaluation and research officer where she was involved in evaluating domestic and multinational companies’ projects for government license. Her research interests are in corporate finance, corporate governance, financial economics, behavioural finance and investment banking. Christiana has been awarded highly competitive scholarships such as the Adelaide Scholarship International (ASI) and Finatrade Foundation Scholarship.
Publications and Presentations
Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings:
Bonsu, C.O., Karpavicius, S., Yawson, A. (2020). Foreign CEOs. Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ) Conference held online from 5 to 7 July 2020.
Bonsu, C.O., Karpavicius, S., Yawson, A. (2020). Foreign CEOs. Financial Management Association (FMA) Virtual Conference held from 19 to 23 October 2020.
Bonsu, C.O., Karpavicius, S., Yawson, A. (2020). Individualism and Capital Structure Decisions. 33rd Australasia Finance and Banking Conference held online, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Bonsu, C.O., Karpavicius, S., Yawson, A. (2019). Foreign CEOs. 32nd Australasia Finance and Banking Conference 2019.
Bonsu, C.O (2015). Capital Structure and Company Performance: The case of free zone companies in Ghana. 7th International Conference on Business and Finance, Cape Town, South Africa.