Mr Santosh Koirala

Mr Santosh Koirala

The Department of Finance
Lecturer in Finance

Contact details

Birmingham Business School
Room G34, University House
116 Edgbaston Park Road
B15 2TY
United Kingdom

Santosh joined the Department in January 2019. He is in the write-up phase of his PhD in Finance at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

His research interests include corporate investments and risk-taking, emerging markets finance, corporate governance and dividend policy. His one research paper has been published in the Journal of Corporate Finance and other is under review with the same journal.

Santosh was a commercial banker (3 years) and later worked in the public sector (6 years) before joining academia.


  • MPhil (Finance)
  • MBA (Finance)


  • Financial Markets Regulation
  • Market Microstructure


Research interests: Corporate risk-taking, corporate finance


Koirala, S., Marshall, A., Neupane, S., & Thapa, C. (2018). Corporate governance reform and risk-taking: Evidence from a quasi-natural experiment in an emerging market. Journal of Corporate Finance. Forthcoming