School of Business and Economics


Frederick Senanu Ahiabor BSc (UPS, Ghana); MSc (Leicester)

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Doctoral Researcher in Accounting and Finance

Frederick joined Loughborough University in October 2014 as a PhD student. Prior to this, he studied for his MSc. Banking and Finance (Distinction) from the University of Leicester, UK in 2013 and also holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration (First Class Honours) from the University of Professional Studies, Accra, Ghana in 2011.

Working under the supervision of Gregory James and Alistair Milne his research focus is on Project Finance. Frederick is currently researching on how financial intermediation and risk management techniques are used to create value in project finance. 

Frederick is the founding Director of Empire Research Consult, Ghana, and currently holds the position of a Research Director. He also had a one (1) year stint with Stamp Ghana Limited. as a Research Associate (Economic & Finance) prior to joining Loughborough University. 

General areas of interest within Economics: 

  • Financial Economics
  • Development Economics; Monetary Economics. 

Research Interest:

  • Project Finance
  • Public Private Partnership/ Public Finance Initiative
  • Infrastructure Finance
  • Financial intermediation
  • Risk Management
  • Development Finance
  • Emerging and Frontier Market Finance

Research Plan:

Frederick’s research plan is to produce three publishable papers relating to “Financial intermediation and risk management in Project Finance.”

Supervisor: Prof. Alistair Milne 

Dissertation title:

Essays on project finance and infrastructure.