Fredrick Kibon Changwony

Early Career Fellow in Accounting & Finance, University of Stirling

Commenced doctoral programme in October 2010 on Commonwealth Scholarship, jointly funded by Commonwealth Scholarships and the University of Stirling, under the supervision of Dr. Kevin Campbell and Dr. Isaac Tabner.

Holder of Bachelor of Commerce degree, Accounting Option, from the University of Nairobi (1992); Master of Science Degree in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling (1999); qualified Certified Public Accountant of Kenya, CPA (K); and a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK).

Have worked in various positions in administration and academic divisions since 1994 at Moi University (one of the public universities in Kenya). Taught finance and accounting courses in the department of Accounting and Finance. Held co-ordination positions at departmental and school level and served in various university-wide committees including strategic planning and international students programme.

My research interests are motivated and driven by professional and personal experiences in accounting and finance and are grounded in the areas of Personal Finance and Financial Reporting. In relation to personal finance, my research interests focus on risk tolerance and investor characteristics; investment strategies and portfolio performance; and financial literacy. Whereas, my research interests in financial reporting mainly target public sector entities; voluntary and mandatory disclosures in annual reports.

Experience

  • –present
    PhD Candidate, Accounting & Finance, University of Stirling