BIOGRAPHY OF ERASMUS S. KAIJAGE

Erasmus S. Kaijage is currently a Barclays Endowment Chair Professor at the University of  Nairobi , School of Business, in Kenya starting January 2011. Erasmus holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance from the University of Dar esSalaam, Tanzania; an MBA (Finance) from Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium and a
PhD (Finance) from the University of Sheffield, UK.
Erasmus was Dean of the University of Dar es Salaam Business School (formerly Faculty of Commerce and Management) between 2000 and 2006. He was earlier the Head of the department of Finance and also Associate Dean Academic for several years in the same Faculty. He has also been Vice Rector Academic and Acting Rector of the School of Finance and Banking, Kigali, Rwanda between 2007 and 2009.
Erasmus has researched widely and published in several journals and has three books including a text book in Corporate Finance. He has taught at various universities including at the University of Dar es Salaam; Sheffield Hallam University; the School of Finance and Banking, Rwanda; at University of Nairobi and at the University of Strasbourg, France. He has been external examiner to various universities in Africa,
including University of Botswana; University of Swaziland; University of Zimbabwe; National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe; Strathmore Business School, University of Strathmore, Nairobi, Kenya; University of Nairobi, Kenya; Kenyatta University, Kenya, Makerere University Business School, Uganda; Kigali Institute of Science, Technology and Management; Rwanda; just to mention a few
Erasmus is a founder member of the Association of African Business Schools (AABS) and he served as the Chairperson of the association between 2008 and 2009. Erasmus has served on several other boards which include the Jury of the Pan-African Investment Climate and Business Environment - Research Fund (ICBE-RF) managed by TrustAfrica, Dakar, Senegal ; Global Foundation of Management Education (GFME); Board of External Trade (Tanzania); Institute of Tax Administration (Tanzania); Institute of
Finance Management (IFM), Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania and on a Committee of Deans Across Frontiers (DAS) of EFMD.

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