Dr Ayan Orujov

Lecturer in Finance

Contact info

Division: Finance

Location: Room 2.07, Alun

Telephone: 01248 388790

E-mail: a.orujov@bangor.ac.uk


Lecturer in Finance

Ayan Orujov is a Lecturer in Finance at Bangor Business School.

Ayan has completed his PhD on the “Value of Political Connections in the UK” at the University of Bristol in 2015. His current research continues to involve the issues of political connections as well as executive compensation and corporate governance in general. In addition, he is interested in retail investor behaviour  particularly with respect to sustainability.

Ayan is also a member of the Credit Risk and Accounting and Governance themed groups of the Institute of European Finance.


  • PhD Finance, University of Bristol
  • MSc Finance and Investment, University of Bristol
  • Applied Mathematics and Cybernetics, Baku State University (Baku, Azerbaijan)
  • PGCertHE, Bangor University

Current research interests

  • Retail investors
  • Robinhood and fintech
  • Corporate sustainability
  • Corporate political activism
  • Investor welfare

Past research interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Political risk
  • Director compensation


Current Teaching

  • ASB 3210 Advanced Corporate Finance
  • ASB 1117 Financial Techniques and Analysis
  • ASB 9032 Corporate Finance (Chartered Banker MBA)

Postgraduate Project Opportunities

  • Retail investor behaviour
  • Investor attitude towards sustainability
  • Corporate policial activism

Journal Refereeing - Journal of Corporate Finance, British Accounting Review, Applied Economics, International Review of Financial Analysis

PhD Examinations - Internal - Thy Nguyen, Waleed Idris

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Addysg / cymwysterau academaidd

  • 2019 - Arall (2017 - 2018)
  • 2016 - PhD (2011 - 2015)
  • 2012 - MSc (2010 - 2011)
  • 2010 - BSc (2006 - 2010)

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