Dr Jafar Ojra is a Senior Lecturer in Accounting and Finance and SAILS Lead at the School of Management, Swansea University. He obtained his PhD in 2014 from Norwich Business School, University of East Anglia specialising in Strategic Management Accounting Tools across industry sectors in Palestine.
Prior to joining Swansea University in 2014, Jafar has worked extensively across various industry sectors both in the United Kingdom and overseas.
Dr Ojra has over seven years experience of lecturing at Higher Education institutions. He has taught, supervised and examined both undergraduate and postgraduate students in accounting and finance. Jafar has presented his research at a number of internationally recognised conferences and his current research activity spans a range of topics including Strategic Management Accounting Tools and Performance Measurement in developing countries.
Jafar is originally from Bethlehem, Palestine and has made his home in Swansea since 2014. Jafar is a marathon runner who enjoys the camaraderie, interaction and competition with other runners and has raised thousands of pounds for various causes.