Kumbirai Mabwe

PhD Student
Kumbi Enrolled for the 1+3 PhD program in 2009 and completed the Master of research in 2010.She is currently undertaking her research in operational risk management in banks with special emphasis on the human side of operational risk

Equipped with a Bachelor of Commerce accounting degree and an Honours Accounting degree from the University of South Africa Kumbi was awarded the prestigious Karen Napier Scholarship to study for MSc Investment Analysis at the University of Stirling in 2006 and successfully completed the course and graduated with a distinction in December 2007.On Completion she joined the HSBC market data pricing team until August 2009.

Research Project Title:

Operational risk Management in UK Banks


Dr. Patrick Ring and Dr. Rob Webb (external)

Department & Subject Group:

  • Law Economics Finance and Risk
  • Specialisms & Interests
  • Banking
  • Bank performance
  • Investment analysis
  • Risk management
  • Operational risk management

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Institute of operational risk –student membership
  • ACCA student

Current Research

  • The human side of operational risk management
  • People risk in banking

Selected Publications

Mabwe Kumbirai and Robert Webb: A Financial Ratio Analysis of Commercial Bank Performance in South Africa, African Review of Economics and Finance, Vol. 2, No. 1, Dec 2010

Jaffar Kalsoom, Webb Robert & Kumbirai Mabwe: Major British Bank performance over the Business cycle International Journal of Economic Sciences Vol 1 (2) 2012 pp 26-50

Kalsoom Jaffar, Kumbirai Mabwe, Rob Webb Shadow banking: The decline of traditional Banking: evidence from UK bank financial Statements ( forthcoming)