Dr Aylwin Yafele

Principal Lecturer and Head of Department of Business, Management and Law

Department: Business, Management and Law

Office/Location: 01.41, Ogmore Building, Cardiff School of Management, Llandaff Campus

Telephone: +44 (0)2920 205670

Email: ayafele@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Staff Overview

Dr Aylwin Yafele is the Head of Department for Business, Management and Law in the Cardiff School of Management. His background is in Financial Reporting; he completed his PhD in Accounting and Finance at Bournemouth University in 2012 at which he took on his first academic post as a Lecturer in Financial Accounting.

Dr Aylwin Yafele went on to join University of the West of England and held several roles there including Associate Head of Department, Faculty International Mobility Lead, Vice-Chair of the Faculty Board, Academic Board Member and University Governor.

Dr Aylwin Yafele was appointed Head of Department at Cardiff Metropolitan University in 2020. He has vast experience across the Higher Education landscape in the UK & abroad. He holds several Non-Executive Directorships and is an Academy Councillor.


  • Financial Reporting
  • Finance for Entrepreneurs
  • Research Methods
  • Academic and Professional Skills


  • Diversity and firm performance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and voluntary disclosure
  • Corporate Governance

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