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Dina Ghanma

Lecturer in Finance

Postgraduate Programme Area Director
Programme Director: MSc Corporate Finance

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  • Socially Responsible Finance, 
  • Corporate Finance, 
  • Financial Crises


ICMA Centre, Whiteknights Campus

Miss Dina Ghanma is a Lecturer in Finance and a final-year PhD candidate at the ICMA Centre, Henley Business School.

Dina is the Module Convenor for undergraduate and postgraduate modules in the areas of Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Financial Economics. She also supervises MSc Finance dissertations on several topics, including Responsible Finance (CSR, SRI, ESG, etc.), Financial Crises, Equity Markets, and Volatility Modelling at the ICMA Centre and UCL School of Management. Dina has won multiple teaching awards, based on panel assessment of student nominations, in which her innovative engagement techniques and high level of subject-area expertise were commended.

Dina’s PhD thesis, supervised by Professor Simone Varotto and Dr Lisa Schopohl, is on the importance of social responsibility during periods of financial crisis. Prior to this, Dina obtained her BSc in Finance and Investment Banking as well as her MSc in Financial Research from the ICMA Centre. During her time as a Teaching Assistant, Dina was the Seminar Convenor for modules like Financial Econometrics, Portfolio Management, and Securities, Futures and Options. Before joining the ICMA Centre as faculty, she was a Sessional Lecturer in Finance at Northeastern University (NCH London).

Sustainable Finance

This module covers the basics of Sustainable Finance, covering applications in financing and investment activities. The Environmental, Social and Governance factors are covered, and the relevant policies and international regulations...

Module code: IC209

Corporate Finance

This module focuses on corporate value, considering how it is measured and how companies can create value through their strategies, financial decisions and governance practices. The module aims to offer...

Module code: IC201

Mergers and Acquisitions

The objective of the module is to introduce students to the technical and practical aspects of Mergers and Acquisitions. It focuses on several corporate valuation methods, how to identify and...

Module code: ICM227

Corporate Finance and Investment Banking

The main aim of the course is to provide a rigorous grounding of the theory and practice of corporate finance and more specifically the long-term financial management decisions of the...

Module code: ICM311