Newcastle University London

Staff Profiles

Dr Rama Kanungo

Lecturer in Finance and Senior Tutor


Dr. Kanungo joined Newcastle University London in 2015 as a Lecturer in Finance. Rama is also the Senior Tutor for the London campus. 


BSc (Distinction), MSc (Maths), MA, LLB, MBA, MPhil, PhD, FHEA, SFHEA

Rama holds several memberships in scholarly forums and professional agencies:

  • Member: Euro Working Group of Financial Modelling (EWGCFM)
  • Fellow: HEA (Higher Education Academy).
  • Member: CMI (Chartered Management Institute)
  • Member: Institute for Learning (IFL)
  • Life Member: International Honour Society-Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Registered Consultant: Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • Member: The British Accounting Association Corporate Governance Special Interest Group
  • Member: State Bar Council, Orissa, India

Dr. Kanungo has published a number of professional articles and features in national and international media:




Rama's core research mainly focuses on Empirical Finance, Merger & Acquisitions, Financial Modelling, International Business & Management. His allied research interests are Financial Technology, Circular Economy, Financial Econometrics, Time Series Analysis, GARCH and GJR-GARCH model. He has widely published in several peer reviewed journals and taken other research related responsibilities. One of his papers has received outstanding paper award from the Emerald Literati Network. He has also attended and chaired sessions at national and international conferences held at Cambridge, Oxford and Surrey University.

Member of Editorial Team

  • Journal of Frontiers of Finance
  • Journal of International Business & Management.


  • European Journal of Operational Research
  • Management Research News
  • Journal of Business Research


Rama has taught modules, i.e. Financial Control and Resource Management, Financial Derivatives, Portfolio Management, Financial Strategy, Exploiting Capital and Managing Risk, Corporate Finance, Financial Markets & Institutions in various academic institutions.

He currently teaches Derivative Markets,International Financial Management, and  Accounting, Organisations & Society modules for the BSc Accounting & Finance programme.