Akram Beniamin is a Teaching Fellow in International Business & Strategy at Henley Business School. He holds a PhD from Henley Business School (2020), an MSc in Development Finance from the University of Reading (2012), and a BA in Management from Sadat Academy for Management Sciences, Egypt (2002).
Akram’s broad research interests focus on business history, entrepreneurship and international business in developing countries. His doctoral thesis investigated commodity networks, foreign banking and business networks, as three manifestations of the first global economy of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in Egypt. His research has been presented in many international conferences, such as the Business History Conference, Association of Business Historians, and Reading-UNCTAD International Business Conference
Akram is a tutorial leader on two modules: Business Statistics (MM1F13) and Markets, Marketing and Strategy (MM1F12). He also was a tutorial leader on a number of financial and managerial accounting modules delivered by Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting at Henley Business School.
Akram is a CFA charter holder and before pursuing an academic career, he spent ten years in the banking industry in Egypt where he worked for multinational and state-owned banks spanning Corporate Banking and Credit Risk for both large corporates and SMEs.