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Bibek's research interests include examining unstructured data to understand societal phenomena better. His recent working paper exposes, for the first time ever, the misalignment between SDG7 goals and the national discourse of four democracies: UK, USA, Ireland and Australia.

He also engages in research related to international investments, corporate governance and corporate finance. 


Bibek currently delivers lectures in financial management and data analytics to postgraduate students.

Over the years, he has taught various modules, mainly within the areas of Accounting and Finance, at different academic institutions. These modules include International Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Financial Accounting, Commercial Bank Management, etc.



STAR Scheme Performance Award

Best Research Paper Award 

Bank of England Scholarship for studying MBA in the UK

Strathclyde PhD studentship (fully funded) for PhD in finance

Nominated for PhD studentship by Bangor Business School


Bibek is currently external examiner/evaluator for the following institutions:

  • CPA Ireland (Ireland)
  • Malta Further & Higher Education Authority (Malta)
  • De Montfort University (UK)
  • Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (UK)
  • UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI)

He is the Programme Director for MSc Accounting and Finance at Queen's Business School. Bibek is also a Racial Equity Champion for the School and engages in discussions on issues related to race and diversity with colleagues across the University. 

Bibek worked in commercial banks for more than five years before completing PhD in Finance. He also has an MBA in Banking and Finance (with distinction). His banking experience centres mainly around credit analysis and credit control. He has delivered lectures in finance in both developed and developing countries and has conducted banking training around the issues of credit, risk and capital adequacy.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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