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Bo Guan  BSc, MSc, PhD, AFHEA

Dr Bo Guan



Lecturer in Accounting and Finance

Cardiff Business School

+44 29225 11772
Aberconway Building, Room D44b, Colum Road, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU
Available for postgraduate supervision


Dr. Bo Guan obtained his Ph.D. in Business Management (specialising in Accounting and Finance) in 2021 and is currently working as a lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Cardiff Business School. Prior to this, he obtained his bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from Cardiff University with a First Class Honours classification. He successfully completed his MSc in Accounting and Finance - Finance at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He then completed MSc Social Science Research Methods and embarked on his Ph.D. journey at Cardiff Business School. Before his lectureship position, he completed his role as a postdoctoral research associate under the Accounting and Finance Department. He obtained an associate fellowship status under the UK Higher Education Academy in 2019.

Bo has successfully published in top-rated peer-reviewed journals such as the Annals of Tourism Research (ABS 4/ ABDC A*/ IF = 13.2 in 2023), Energy Economics (ABS 3, IF = 9.252 in 2023). Bo has reviewed for peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Global Finance Journal, Finance Research Letters and his published paper was a top-cited paper in the Journal of Forecasting in 2020/2021.

He has presented his works at various internal and external organized conferences such as at Xiamen Cardiff Newcastle Tri-University Conference, International Forecasting Symposium, and at Quarterly Forecasting Forum.

His research interests include corporate finance, behavioral finance, capital markets, and time series forecasting, etc.











Dr. Bo Guan has contributed to supporting several modules at Cardiff Business School. His involvement includes delivering lectures, tutorials, computer workshops, designing and marking examination papers, marking master's dissertations, etc.

The modules include:

BST713 Analysing Financial Performance (PG)

BST903 Financial and Business Analytics (PG)

BST950 Accounting and Finance in Context (PG)

BST960 Financial Derivatives (PG)

BST969 Research Methods (PG)

BST956 Quantitative methods in Finance (PG)

BST713 Analyzing Financial Performance (PG)

BS3515 Financial Derivatives (UG Year 3)

BS3519 Exploratory Data Analysis (UG Year 3)

BS3615 Security Analysis and Portfolio Management (UG Year 3)

BS3576 International Financial Management (UG Year 3)

BS2508 Corporate Financial Management (UG Year 2)

BS1501 Applied Statistics & Maths in Econ & Business (UG Year 1)

BS1512 Foundations of Business Accounting (UG Year 1)

BS1503 Introduction to Accounting. (UG Year 1)


Cardiff Business School - Master in Social Science Research Methods, and Doctor of Philosophy

London School of Economics and Political Science - Master in Accounting and Finance (Finance)

Cardiff Business School - BSc Accounting and Finance

Singapore Anglo-Chinese Junior College

Singapore Fairfield Methodist Secondary School