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Biography

Hammed Afolabi is a lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Leeds Trinity University (LTU), UK. He recently successfully defended his PhD at the Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. Hammed holds an MSc in Forensic Audit and Accounting (Distinction) from the University of South Wales, UK, and a BSc in Accounting from Ekiti State University, Nigeria. Furthermore, he is an Associate Fellow of the Advance HE (formely,  Higher Education Academy), UK, Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Forensic Accountant (CFA), and Chartered Public Accountant (CPA). He is also a member of the European Accounting Association (EAA), and the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA).

Prior to joining LTU in 2023, he worked as an associate lecturer at Henley Business School, University of Reading (UK), where he taught and delivered different modules, including International Financial Reporting, Corporate Reporting, Advanced Financial Reporting, and Management Accounting. Hammed previous work experience also includes working as an accountant and forensic auditor in Nigeria and UK (he is currently consulting in forensic accounting sphere).

 

Research interests

Hammed research resonates around accountability, corporate reporting, social and environmental accounting, sustainability accounting, extinction accounting, and forensic accounting, approached from a critical and interdisciplinary perspective. He is particularly interested in qualitative and contextual approaches for understanding and exploring various intricacies bothering the contemporary accounting arena. Within this area of focus, he has published in leading international peer-reviewed academic journals, such as the Journal of Applied Accounting Research and the Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal. Further, he has been an active ad hoc reviewer for top academic journals such as, the International Journal of Emerging Markets and Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal etc. Hammed is open to collaborations in relevant research areas and is also welcoming potential PhD candidates who are interested in these areas.

 

Projects/Grant

2023-: Co-Investigator on Research England (administered by the University of Reading) funded project "Exploring connectivity issues between sustainability related information and financial statements" (£14,360), with Associate Professor Ronita Ram (01/11/2023-01/10/2024).

Teaching and Administration

Module Convenor for:

BMM4133 Principles of Accounting and Finance (UG First Year, Major-Minor)

BMM4143 Globalisation and Social Justice  (UG First Year, Major-Minor)

BMM5572 Financial Accounting (UG Second Year, Major-Minor)

BMM5644 Advancing Management and Leadership (Apprenticeship CMDA level 5)

 

 

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