Dr Danial Hemmings

Lecturer in Finance

Contact info

Room: Hen Goleg 2.09

Email: d.hemmings@bangor.ac.uk

Work Telephone: 01248 38 8162



Lecturer in Finance

Dr Danial Hemmings is a Lecturer in Finance at Bangor Business School. He gained his PhD in Accounting and Finance at Bangor University in 2017 while a member of academic staff. Danial has broad teaching experience in the areas of Corporate Finance, Behavioural Finance, Financial Markets, Financial Management, Accounting and Accounting Communication, as well as experience in PhD-level training, supervision and examination. He is also active in researching topics across both Accounting and Finance and has published his research in high-quality international journals, and presented at international conferences and as an invited speaker at other prominent business schools.

Danial is currently involved in a portfolio of research projects spanning topics in the areas of climate finance, disclosure and financial reporting quality, corporate governance and shareholder votes, initial and follow-on equity offerings, alternative floatation devices, as well as analyst and social media-disseminated research. He has also been involved in projects funded by the Welsh Government, ESRC, British Academy and Leverhulme Trust. Danial is passionate about teaching and strives to incorporate his research activities and exposures into his teaching.


  • PhD in Accounting and Finance, Bangor University
  • MSc in Accounting and Finance
  • BSc in Accounting and Finance
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education

Roles within Bangor Business School

  • Lecturer in Finance
  • Director of Special Projects (Teaching & Learning) - 2022 to present
  • Head of Year 1 for BBS - 2019 to 2022
  • Chair of the Year 1 Examination Board - 2019 to 2022
  • Personal tutor

Teaching and Supervision


Undergraduate Teaching

ASB-1117 Financial Techniques and Analysis

ADB-1117 Technegau a Dadansoddiad Cyllidol

ASB-2202 & ASB-3200 Corporate Finance

ASB-3309 Behavioural Finance

Supervision of undergraduate research projects

Postgraduate Teaching

ASB-4907 Accounting Dissertation

Supervision of postgraduate research projects

PhD Supervision

Vy Ngoc Khanh Tran (completed 2021) - Essays on the determinants and effectiveness of SEC reviews of IPO registration statements

Mahmoud Abdelkader Ali Abdelrahman (2018 to present) - Ownership structure, financial reporting quality, and corporations' use of tax havens

Esther Fiattor (2021 to present) - Board gender diversity and ESG

Khatera Naseri (2022 to present)


Working Papers

"A 'green light' for executive pay? Shareholder monitoring and pay-for-carbon performance" with Lynn Hodgkinson and Gwion Williams. Available at SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/abstract=4009032

"Accounting conservatism in private and public firms: European evidence" with Aziz Jaafar, Helen Rogers and Jingwen Yang.

"De-burdening the IPO approval process? SEC reviews under the JOBS Act" with Vy Tran and Aziz Jaafar.

Does ‘puffery’ matter? Positive framing and market conditioning prior to SEOs”.



Other Activites

  • Associate editor for Journal of Risk Finance.
  • Ad hoc reviewer for Corporate Governance: An International ReviewEuropean Journal of FinanceAccounting and Business ResearchBritish Accounting ReviewJournal of Business Ethics, Economics Letters, Finance Research Letters.

Contact Info

Room: Hen Goleg 2.09

Email: d.hemmings@bangor.ac.uk

Work Telephone: 01248 38 8162

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