Daphne LUI

Associate Professor
department: Accounting and Management Control 
Campus de Singapour
+65 6835 7513
Financial Accounting & auditing – Corporate Finance

Daphne Lui is Associate Professor of Accounting and Associate Academic Director of the Global BBA program at ESSEC, based on the Singapore campus. Her research interests are in the areas of financial reporting quality, corporate disclosure, financial intermediaries, and executive compensation. She is also interested in applying machine learning in her research projects.

At ESSEC, Daphne has taught in various programs including Masters in Management, Masters in Finance, Masters in Strategy & Management of International Business, PhD, in addition to the Global BBA program. 

Prior to pursuing an academic career, Daphne worked in corporate finance advising multinational clients on capital raising and corporate restructuring issues. She graduated from London Business School with an MSc in Finance and a PhD in Accounting.

Full-time academic appointments
  • 2016 – Now : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School Singapore)
  • 2009 – 2016 : Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School Singapore)

Journal articles

  • 2010 – 2015 Three Essays on the Monitoring Role of Financial Analysts (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2013 – 2019 Three essays on goodwill impairment disclosure (ESSEC Business School France)
Activités de recherche
  • 2021 – 2023: Associate Editor – Accounting Forum
  • 2020 – 2021: Editorial board membership – Accounting Forum
  • 2014 – Now: Member of the scientific committee of the European Accounting Association annual congress (Financial analysis Section)
  • 2013 : ANDREICOVICI Ionela-Irina (ESSEC Business School), Thesis co-director, First placement: Assistant Professor – Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Germany
  • 2010 : HUANG Zhongwei (ESSEC Business School), Thesis co-director, First placement: Assistant Professor – Cass Business School, City University, UK