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Hammed Afolabi

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Personal profile


Hammed Afolabi is a lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Leeds Trinity University (LTU), UK. He holds a PhD in Accounting and Financial Management from Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK (via the Henley Business School full PhD scholarship award), 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). His PhD thesis focuses on sustanability reporting standardisation, including harmonisation and diversity issues, as well as relevant policy matters and their practical implications for policy makers, preparers, and other users.

Hammed 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 still 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. Furthermore, he is an active ad hoc reviewer for different international academic journals such as, the International Journal of Emerging Markets, Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, and Business Ethics, the Environment & Responsibility Journal etc. Hammed is open to collaborations in relevant research areas and is also welcoming potential PhD candidates who are interested in these areas.



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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