Ogonna is a Lecturer in Finance at the ICMA Centre. He holds a BSc in Economics and Finance from the University of Bristol and an MSc in Finance and investment from the University of Exeter. In 2012, he completed a PhD in Finance from the ICMA Centre.
During his doctoral research degree, he was a teaching assistant for two Masters level courses, namely: Securities, Futures & Options and Real Estate Finance. He is now the module convenor for Quantitative Methods for Finance. Ogonna also has some industry experience, having previously worked as an M&A Summer Analyst in HSBC Global Banking & Markets, a Research Summer Analyst in Olympia Capital Management and a Quantitative Summer Analyst in CQS Management.
His primary research interests include applied financial econometrics, asset bubbles and real estate finance/economics. He has presented his work at numerous leading finance and real estate conferences around the world, including the 2012 Financial Management Association (FMA) in Istanbul. His most recent work has been focused on bubble contagion and spillovers across markets and regions.