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Mr Lazarus Tapuwa Mabvira

Post:Research student (Business and Management)
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Lazarus graduated from the University of Surrey with a First Class BSc (Hons) Degree in Accounting & Finance before proceeding to obtain an MSc in Banking & Finance (with Distinction) from the University of Sussex, courtesy of the Chancellor's Masters Scholarship. He recently completed his PhD in Finance at the University of Sussex and his research is focused on the interplay between banking competition, bank governance, financial stability and financial misreporting in the G7 within the context of the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-10.


As a PhD Researcher in Finance and a Doctoral Tutor, Lazarus has expertise and teaches on the Bank Risk Management (757N1), Financial Derivatives, Essentials of Quantitative Finance and Accounting for Decision Makers (733N1) MSc modules. He served as the Student Representative for Business & Management Doctoral students for 2014-15 and 2015-16.

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Prior to his PhD, Lazarus worked in roles as a Credit Risk Analyst, Portfolio Administrator and Divisional Accountant in the financial services industry. He also has bank regulation, supervision, surveillance and development finance experience acquired from stints in both central banking and international multilateral financial institutions. He currently advises and consults for an AIMS Accountants accredited practice on cashflow management, accounting and tax policy matters on an ongoing (part-time) basis. Lazarus is an Associate member of the Institute of Bankers of Zimbabwe and is also taking professional examinations with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).