Dr Olufemi Sallyanne Decker BSc Hons, PGCTLHE, MBA, PhD, SFHEA

Principal Lecturer in Banking and Finance and Quality Assurance Coordinator

Key details

Dr Olufemi Sallyanne Decker

Dr Olufemi Sallyanne Decker
BSc Hons, PGCTLHE, MBA, PhD, SFHEA

Principal Lecturer in Banking and Finance and Quality Assurance Coordinator


Dr Sallyanne Decker is a Principal Lecturer in Banking and Finance and the Quality Assurance Coordinator for the Accounting and Finance Department. She joined the University of Greenwich in 2009 from London Metropolitan University, where she had lectured since 1998. Dr Decker has also taught as a Visiting Lecturer in Global Financial Markets at ESCEM Tours-Poitiers in France.

Her research focuses on the areas of credit union development, corporate social responsibility in the financial services sector and structural change and competition in banking. Dr Decker has been an Associate Consultant for the Association of British Credit Unions since 2003 and was an appointed Chief Examiner of the Institute of Financial Services' Award in Credit Union Practice from 2008 - 2011. She is also a member of the Association of Business Executives and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Responsibilities within the university

Dr Sallyanne Decker is the Quality Assurance Coordinator for the Accounting and Finance Department.

She also teaches on the following courses:

  • Banking Principles and Practice
  • Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Global Banking and Financial Regulation
  • Business and Corporate Banking

Awards

2016: Outstanding Teacher in the Business Faculty, University of Greenwich

Key projects

August 2014- present - Lead Academic on Knowledge Transfer Project with London Mutual Credit Union (LMCU) - funded by ESRC, Innovate UK and LMCU £120,000.

Project Aim - To develop and embed the compliance and risk assessment capability needed to undertake mortgage lending and offer other housing finance products.

Recent publications

Article

Decker, Olufemi Sallyanne and , (2010), Exploring the corporate social responsibility agenda of British credit unions: a case study approach. Inderscience Enterprises Limited. In: , , , . Inderscience Enterprises Limited, International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance, 2 (3) . pp. 275-294 ISSN: 1755-3830 (Print), 1755-3849 (Online) (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJBAAF.2010.033501).

Book section

Decker, Olufemi and , (2012), Structural change and competition in the Sierra Leone banking sector: An empirical investigation. International Growth Centre. In: , , In: Omotunde E.G. Johnson (ed.), Economic Challenges and Policy Issues in Early 21st century Sierra Leon. International Growth Centre, London, UK . pp. 121-162 . ISBN: 9781907994081 (doi: http://www.theigc.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/Johnson-Ed.-2012-.pdf).

Conference item

Decker, Olufemi and , (2017), The Public Pedagogy of British Credit Unions: From Financial Diversity and Choice to a Pedagogy of Hierarchy and Discrimination. In: International Conference on Cultural Studies and Education, 4-6 May 2017, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada , . , (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.

Decker, Olufemi and , (2016), Product Development and Product Governance in Financial Cooperatives. In: International Conference on CSR and Organisational Governance, 8-10 September 2016, Melbourne, Australia , . , (doi: ).

Decker, O. and , (2010), Outreach competences of British credit unions and their role in promoting financial inclusion. In: EIASM 5the Workshop on Organisational Change and Development: Core Competences in a Changing World, 23-24 Sep 2010, Vienna, Austria , . , (doi: ).

Bladen, Annie and , Decker, Olufemi Sallyanne (2010), Performance measurement and accountability in a British credit union: case study evidence. In: Management Control Association, 8th International Management Control Research Conference, 8 -10 Sep 2010, University of Greenwich, London, UK , . , (doi: ) NB Item availability restricted.