Professor Joseph Olorunfemi Akande


Professor Joseph Olorunfemi Akande is an Associate Professor of Accounting at Walter Sisulu University. He holds a PhD in Finance and is a Financial Modelling and Valuation Analyst and a Chartered Accountant (FCCA). Akande has expertise in Finance and Accounting with modest research portfolio in the fields that has yielded a number of peer-reviewed published Journal articles including research presentations at both local and international conferences. He is a reviewer for several journals and an associate editor with the African Journal of Business and Economic Review. He is also member of the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Business Rescue Unit (BRU) and Macroeconomic Research Unit (MRU) as well as a Node Leader of inSPiR2eS. Akande has worked on few projects among which include the UN-Namibia socio-economic impact of COVID-19 and the consortium of the Pan-African Federation of Accountants and Africa Accounting and Finance Association’s Accounting in the 4th industrial revolution research project.

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD,
  • M.Sc,
  • B.Sc

Professional Qualifications

  • FCCA,
  • FMVA

Professional Bodies and memberships

  • ACCA,
  • CFI

Research Interests

Finance and Accounting