Examining Finance & Accounting

PlayDough 2014 with Aaron ToogoodName: Aaron Toogood

Position: Senior Lecturer, Finance
Faculty: Business and Law

Research Topic:
Corporate Dividend Pay-out Behaviour & pedagogical Theory

About Aaron Toogood
Aaron Toogood is a Senior Lecturer at De Montfort University who specialises primarily in topics that relate to finance in Leicester Business School, and the department is Accounting & Finance. He is originally from New Zealand, but moved to UK 12 years ago. Aaron completed both his undergraduate (BSc) and Masters (MSc-Tech) studies at Waikato University in New Zealand from 1997 to 1999. In 2002, he also completed Graduate Diploma in Finance at same university. The main programmes and subjects Aaron teaches include: Finance, Finance Derivatives & Finance Theory.

Aaron’s Research
Aaron’s research interests include corporate dividend pay-out behaviour and pedagogical theory.

Other Academic Professional Qualifications
ACMA/CIMA in 2007 & PGCertHE at De Montfort University in 2010. And the FHEA academic profession in 2012.

Alongside Aaron’s research
Aaron has created two projects for DMU Square Mile – Play Dough and Mathletics that teach primary school children mathematics skills in innovative ways.

Awards
Aaron was honoured and awarded in 2012/2013 an Oscar awarded, which was related to his commitment to Public Good, and in 2011/12.  He also received a VC distinguished Teaching Award.

Hobbies
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his growing family, cooking too much and running, but not quite enough, he says!

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