Dr Kumbirai Mabwe

Dr Kumbirai Magwe

Senior Lecturer in Finance

Department: Accounting, Economics and Finance
Telephone No:  +44 (0) 2920 417 142
Email Address: KMabwe@cardiffmet.ac.uk


Kumbirai Mabwe (Kumbi )  is a Senior Lecturer in Cardiff School of Management at Cardiff Metropolitan University. She has a PhD in Risk Management in Banks from Glasgow Caledonian University. She also has MSc Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling and an Honours Accounting Degree from the University of South Africa. Before joining Cardiff Metropolitan Kumbi worked as a Senior Lecturer at University of South Wales, Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Fort Hare in South Africa. She has also worked as a market data analyst in HSBC Markets and Pricing Department in Stirling.


Kumbi's research interests relate particularly to risk management in financial services, bank performance, financial regulation and compliance; operational risk management and culture in financial services, risk governance and people risk in the context of operational risk management.


Mabwe, K; Ring, P; Webb, R. (2017), "Operational risk and the three lines of defence in UK financial institutions: Is three really the magic number?", Journal of Operational Risk, Vol.12 (1), pp. 53-69.

Jaffar, K., Mabwe, K., & Webb, R. (2014). Changing Bank Income Structure: Evidence from Large UK Banks? Asian Journal of Finance & Accounting, 6(2), 195-215.

Jaffar, K., Webb, R., & Mabwe, K. (2012). Major British Bank performance over the Business cycle. International Journal of Economic Sciences, I (2), 26–50. 

Mabwe, K., & Webb, R. (2010). A financial ratio analysis of commercial bank performance in South Africa. African Review of Economics and Finance, 2(1), 30-53.