Ellis Kofi AKWAA-SEKYI holds a Ph.D. in Law and Business Administration (Banking and Finance option) from the University of Lleida, Spain. He is a lecturer at the Catholic University College of Ghana, Sunyani (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration). He is an associate researcher at the University of Lleida, Spain, University of Bari (Aldo Moro), Italy and University of Vaasa, Finland where he served as Ph.D. student and visiting researcher. Ellis has served as a teaching assistant at the University of Lleida (Faculty of Law and Economics) and lecturer at Catholic University College of Ghana. Ellis Akwaa-Sekyi has graduated with MSc Micro Finance and MPhil Banking and Finance from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana respectively. He has presented at international conferences and published in the areas of Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Internal Controls, Micro Finance and Sports. Ellis is a certified peer reviewer for several journals including Journal of African Business and Intangible Capital. He has good working knowledge of statistical software for data analysis and loves to work with panel data. Ellis is interdisciplinary and has interest in Sports Management and Finance, Corporate Governance, Internal Controls, Risk Management and Micro Finance. He is a member of the American Finance Association (USA), Northern Finance Association (Canada), International Academy of African Business and Development (IAABD) and The American Association for Science and Technology (AAACIT). Ellis loves to apply knowledge in his core subject area to the areas of sports and health.