Dr Rexon Tayong Nting


Dr Rexon Tayong Nting BSc, MSc, PhD (Accounting & Finance)

  • Lecturer
  • DBA Supervisor

E-mail: rexon.nting@uwtsd.ac.uk

Role in the University

  • Lecturer
  • DBA Supervisor


Rexon holds a PhD in Finance and Market-Based Accounting from the University of Glasgow. His thesis was entitled 'Sarbanes Oxley Act, Insider Trading and Earnings Management' where he used the S&P 500 Firms to analyse how insiders trade and manage earnings prior to and after the introduction of SARBOX. He is a passionate Africa-focused financier, businessman and academic and currently works at UWTSD London. He carries out research in Finance and Development Economics using econometrics techniques with a focus on Africa. He currently supervises several doctoral students from diverse cultures and countries and teaches across a wide range of business areas. Prior to his most recent academic engagement, he worked for a decade as a banker.

Member of

  • British Accounting Association

Academic Interests

Rexon has taught across a wide range of academic subjects most predominantly on modules concerning accounting, finance and business courses for BSc, MBA and doctoral students. He is interested in teaching subjects around quantitative methods and the application of econometrics techniques.

Research Interests

Rexon's research interests focus on sustainable development and green growth strategies and its impact on economic development, banking and financial market regulations, development economics and millennium development goals with a predominant focus on African economies.

Enterprise, Commercial & Consultancy Activities

Rexon has over 10 years’ experience working as a compliance and audit consultant in banking and financial services across a wide range of projects for major global banks.


  • Market Power and Cost Efficiency in the African Banking Industry, Journal of Economic Studies, November 2019, with Simplice Asongu and Joseph Nnana.

  • Linkages Between Globalisation, Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Governance in Sub-Saharan Africa, International Journal of Public Administration, September 2019, with Simplice Asongu and Joseph Nnana.

  • One Bad Turn Deserves Another: How Terrorism Sustains the Addiction to Capital Flight in Africa, Journal of Industry Competition and Trade, August 2019, with Simplice Asongu and Evans Osabuohien.

  • Terrorism and Social Media: Global Evidence, Journal of Global Information Technology Management, July 2019, with Simplice Asongu and Stella-Maris Izegbua Orim.

  • Inequality, Information Technology and Inclusive Education in Sub-Saharan Africa, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, June 2019 with Simplice Asongu and Stella-Maris Izegbua Orim.

  • The Political Economy of Mineral Exploitation in Cameroon, Africa Researcb Review, Vol. 13 (1), Serial No 53, January, 2019: 1 – 13

  • The scramble for mineral resources in Cameroon: How can the government learn from previous conflicts and social responsibility failures?, African Security Review, 18(2):107-115 June 2019,

  • Sarbanes-Oxley Act, insider trading and earnings management, University of Glasgow, 2009.

  • Harmonization of Accounting Standards, Gothenburg University, January 2002.

Additional Information

  • Rexon is an External Review for various journals