Professor Mohamed Shaban

Professor of Finance and FinTech

School/Department: Business, School of

Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 3958



I am currently a Professor of Finance and FinTech at the University of Leicester School of Business (ULSB). I am the vice president of the International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS). I joined the University of Leicester from the University of Sheffield. I served in the board of International companies my recent independent non-executive board position was with Dagong Europe Credit Rating Agency. Before joining academia I worked in several executive posts in Egypt. My last position was the Director of Corporate Finance at TMG Group a Real Estate and Hotel Development group. My major achievements are the feasibility studies of the landmark residential and hotel complexes in Egypt (Four Seasons Hotels in Cairo Alexandria and Sharm El Sheikh and Kempinski Hotel Cairo).


Banking and Financial Regulations FinTech and AI in Finance Corporate Finance Access to Finance and SMEs Finance Islamic Banking and Finance Productivity and Efficiency Analysis


Duygun, M., Ladley, D., and Shaban, M. (2020). Challenges to global financial stability: Interconnections, credit risk, business cycle and the role of market participants

Chen, X., Huang, B., and Shaban, M. (2020). Naive or sophisticated? Information disclosure and investment decisions in peer to peer lending. Journal of Corporate Finance, page 101805

Öztürk, H., Tortosa-Ausina, E., Duygun, M., and Shaban, M. (2020). Quo Vadis, Raters? A frontier approach to identify over ratings and underratings in sovereign credit risk. The European Journal of Finance, 26(15):1463-1483

Banerji, S., Duygun, M., Noe, T., and Shaban, M. (2019). Institutions, governance and finance in a globally connected environment. Journal of Corporate Finance

Sena V, Duygun M, Lubrano G, Marra M, Shaban M (2018) Board independence, corruption and innovation. Some evidence on UK subsidiaries. Journal of Corporate Finance, 50, pp. 22-43

Banerji S, Duygun M, Shaban M (2018) Political connections, bailout in financial markets and firm value. Journal of Corporate Finance, 50, pp. 388-401

Shaban M, James GA (2018) The effects of ownership change on bank performance and risk exposure: Evidence from Indonesia. Journal of Banking and Finance, 88, pp. 483-497

Duygun M, Sena V, Shaban M (2016) Trademarking activities and total factor productivity: Some evidence for British commercial banks using a metafrontier approach. Journal of Banking and Finance, 72, pp. S70-S80

Shaban M, Duygun M, Fry J (2016) SME's lending and Islamic finance. Is it a "win-win" situation?. Economic Modelling, 55, pp. 1-5

Duygun M, Prior D, Shaban M, Tortosa-Ausina E (2015) Disentangling the European Airlines efficiency puzzle: A network data envelopment analysis approach.

Shaban M, Duygun M, Anwar M, Akbar B (2014) Diversification and banks' willingness to lend to small businesses: Evidence from Islamic and conventional banks in Indonesia. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 103

Rossignolo AF, Fethi MD, Shaban M (2011) Value-at-Risk models and Basel capital charges. Evidence from Emerging and Frontier stock markets. Journal of Financial Stability.


I am willing to supervise PhD students on the following topic: Banking corporate finance and FinTech.


I teach Financial Analysis and Investment

Press and media

Banking corporate finance and FinTech.
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