Dr Abu Naser

Dr Abu Naser is a skilled consultant, researcher and course leader with over 15 years of teaching and research experience, with a further seven years of commercial experience in IT. He is confident presenting to both technical and less-skilled audiences, and thrives on new intellectual challenges.

Mohammed Abu Naser

Dr Abu Naser

Abu joined London Metropolitan University as a consultant in 2003 and became a lecturer in 2005. He has also taught at the University of London since 2016. Prior to becoming a lecturer, Abu worked as a manager for organisations such as Ford, Granada, Tesco, Command Software Systems, Corona IT, as well as a managing director of a multinational organisation. 

Abu has a robust track record of research and use of innovative approaches to teaching and curriculum development. He has taught over 13,000 students at London Met and high ranked research-based universities in the UK. He taught on and managed various business economics, strategic management, finance, entrepreneurship, leadership and project management modules. He also supervises doctoral students.

He is an active researcher who worked on international collaborative projects and has been published widely in peer-reviewed journals. He also produced sole-authored and edited volumes.

Abu holds interdisciplinary research interests in the areas of accounting, finance and economics, including: 

  • governance in the global market
  • factors affecting corporate sustainability
  • the implications of organisational activity upon the wider stakeholder environment
  • behaviour in the workplace
  • the relationship between financial and economic measures of performance and corporate culture and strategic development

Abu is currently working as a reviewer of several academic journals and he has organised, participated, chaired and been a keynote speaker at several academic conferences.

Publications/Conference papers:

  • Naser, M. (2011) ‘Microfinance and the elimination of poverty’, Faculty of Economics, University of Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Naser, M. (2012) ‘Creativity and Microfinance, 2nd Organisation Governance Conference – Rabat, Morocco.
  • Naser, M. (2013) Practical Wisdom Conference – USA, New Haven, Yale University.
  • Naser, M. (2014) ‘Motivation and Microfinance, 4nd Organisation Governance Conference, Bucharest University of Economic Studies – Bucharest, Romania.
  • Naser, M. & Crowther, D. (2015) ‘Microfinance and Women empowerment, 5th Organisation Governance & 14th CSR Conference, Kirklareli University, Turkey.
  • Naser, M. & Crowther, D. (2016) ‘Microfinance and Women Empowerment’ Corporate Responsibility and Stakeholding Developments in Corporate Governance and Responsibility, Volume 10, 5168 by Emerald Group Publishing Limited. ISSN: 2043-0523/ doi:10.1108/S2043-052320160000010004.
  • Naser, M. (2016) ‘Crypto currency and Microfinance 6th Organisation Governance & 15th CSR Conference, Federation University, Melbourne, Australia. ISSN- 2048-0806.
  • Naser, M. (2016) "The impact of Brexit on foreign investment in the UK" November 2016, Tokyo. Invitation and sponsorship from German Chamber of Commerce. Presentation delivered to Japanese investors.
  • Naser, M., Moyeen,A., Kamal,S. and Yousuf,M. (2017) ‘A Content analysis of CSR Research in Hotel Industry’ 7th Organisation Governance & 16th CSR Conference, University of Derby, Buxton, UK.
  • Naser, M. (2018) ‘Major technologies and its effect on transformation of financial services’ 8th Organisation Governance & 17th CSR Conference, Garden City University, Bangalore, India.
  • Linden, H. and Naser, M. (2018) ‘(Re)presenting Sweden as a Sustainable Tourism Destination: National and Regional Branding Strategies’ 8th Organisation Governance & 17th CSR Conference, Garden City University, Bangalore , India.
  • Muntianu, E. and Naser, M. (2018) ‘Tiles and ceramics – personal signatures of brand image’ 8th Organisation Governance & 17th CSR Conference, Garden City University, Bangalore , India.
  • Naser, M. and Muntianu, M.(2018)  ‘The impact of the zero-hours contracts on social inclusion of Romanian migrants in London’ 8th Organisation Governance & 17th CSR Conference, Garden City University, Bangalore , India.
  • Naser, M. and Modog, L. (2018) ‘The impact of substantial cuts in police budgets in the UK’ 8th Organisation Governance & 17th CSR Conference, Garden City University, Bangalore, India.
  • Naser, M. (2019) ‘Major technologies and its effect on transformation of decision-making process’ 9th Organisation Governance & 18th CSR Conference, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Portugal. ISSN:2048-0806.
  • Naser, M. (2019) ‘Adaptation to the digital age, challenges and its impact on microfinance’ 9th Organisation Governance & 18th CSR Conference, Polytechnic Institute of Cávado and Ave, Barcelos, Portugal. ISSN: 2048-0806.
  • Segura, L., Abreu, R. & Naser, M.  (2019) 'Women in board and earnings management' 10th International Conference on Governance and Accountability (ICGA), University of Bergen, Norway.
  • Jenefa, L., Kadyan, J. & Naser, M. (2019) ‘Customer Satisfaction towards Digital Advertisement on Consumer Goods’ History Research Journal; ISSN 0976-5425; Vol-5-Issue-6-Nov-Dec-2019; Page nos. 2634 to 2641; UGC Care Listed international multidisciplinary peer reviewed journal.
  • Jenefa, L., Kadyan, J. & Naser, M. (2019) 'An empirical study on Occupational Stress and Coping Strategies. (OB&HRM)’ A Journal Of Composition Theory; UGC listed journal; Impact Factor 5.7; ISSN: 0731-6755; Volume XII, Issue XII, Dec  2019; Page nos. 1150 to 1162;

Abu is available for: 

  • supervising PhD students
  • consultancy
  • collaborative research projects

Abu worked as a business consultant with several private and government organisations. He has developed a loss-making company into a reasonably profitable business incorporating international development through direct sales and successful ventures.

He actively networked with other national and international universities to attract research funds to London Metropolitan University.

Dr M.Abu Naser
PhD, MBA, PGCertEd, PG Dip, FHEA, FRSA
Course Leader for Accounting and Finance (Degrees including a foundation year and top-up courses)
E: m.naser1@londonmet.ac.uk